Signs That You’ve Been Abused by a Narcissist


After Narcissistic Abuse


Self-Doubt

1. YOU DOUBT YOURSELF

Do you recognize that you’re doubting yourself more than you ever have before?

Victims of narcissistic abuse often appear uncertain of themselves, constantly seeking clarification that they haven’t made a mistake or misheard something.

This reactive adaptation to narcissistic abuse is because the narcissist is ALWAYS finger pointing and shifting blame to YOU for ALL of the ups & downs both in the relationship AND in the narcissist’s personal psyche.
Because this relationship has NON EXISTENT boundaries, you will find YOURSELF constantly PUT UPON and FORCED to accept responsibility for things you didn’t do or say. This borrowed humiliation and shame is exactly what the narcissist intends for the victim to take from the narcissist. Their own unfelt core of shame.

2. CONFUSION

confusion

Just refer to the above explanation of self doubt and boundary transgression if you want to understand the CONFUSION that is part and…

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2 thoughts on “Signs That You’ve Been Abused by a Narcissist

  1. How I wish I had known years ago that seemingly shy, quiet people could be narcissists. My ex-husband would look at me sometimes as if I were his enemy. Often I sensed his anger but he would always deny it and I could never link it to any behavior of mine so it was very confusing. Whether he did this on purpose or just avoided conflict I will never know. But I do know now that I was being punished for something, just not what, until the end. Then I could finally see the pattern and the realization was shocking.

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    1. Anne it is very confusing when you are living in it. Most victims have a hard time explaining what is going on. They know they don’t feel right but don’t know what is causing these feelings. It is very shocking once we see.

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