Breaking up with a narcissist is never easy but, with the right intention and the willingness to let a few things go, it certainly can be done. The good news is that the “rules” of breaking up with a narcissist are completely different than the rules that apply to even the most dysfunctional of “normal” relationships.
It is shocking to his ego to see that there are things happening outside the orbit of his control.
Dealing with a narcissist ex - Understanding why narcissist discard victims, and comes back. How to deal with a narcissist after the break up.
I could use a bit of help leaving man that I believe to be sociopathic.
Christian suggests that you work WITH your man, instead of against him. He concludes by writing that one of the most important things is creating that emotional experience with a man.
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Dear GF of Narc, wake up. After reading your post I can not believe how you ended it. Too beaten down to leave at the very old age of 32? If you really believe everything you just said, get away.
Now, 12 months since I left my daughter and I live in a small rented unit, my self confidence shattered, still unable to work and living on benefits for the first time in my life, I am 54 years old and until I met his man felt I could read and relate well to people, now I can no longer little girl twerking world star hip hop or hold a conversation, avoid eye contact and avoid going out.
“Just when we had girded ourselves against the sociopath next door, Burgo alerts us to the narcissist across the street. What a neighborhood!” - The New York Times Book Review.
That is me.
Narcissists are always on the hunt for supply—gratifications of their egos for applause, adulation, worldly power, gorgeous willing, adoring, malleable partners. If you have been married to a narcissist for decades or a very short time, remember that your “relationship” with this person is up.
Neither is healthy.