How Long Has It Been Since You Went No Contact? How Are You Doing? Last night, I came across the first answer I wrote on Quora about Narcissists. At the time, I was just beginning to take baby steps toward … Continue reading Quora Answers: After No Contact
Is It Better To Ignore The Narcissist Or Use The Gray Rock Method? Or Is That Essentially The Same Thing? If your intention is to heal from the emotional abuse you suffered at the hands of a narcissist, the absolute most effective method is No Contact. Going completely without any communication or interaction is the only way you’ll ever successfully recover. If you share a child with a narcissist, it may be more difficult to be 100% incommunicado due to custody issues. However, if the narcissist is abusive or apathetic to the child, grab your baby and make your escape. … Continue reading Quora Answers: Gray Rock Or No Contact?
What Is The Best Method To Deal With An Abusive Narcissistic Ex Who Won’t Let Go And Is Making Credible Threats? i.e. “I’ll destroy you,” “I’ll hurt your new boyfriend,” “I’ll bankrupt you.” No Contact is pretty much your only choice. And I don’t mean simply ending all communication with the narcissist. Though that’s definitely got to happen. I’m talking about moving somewhere that he can’t find you. Blocking him on social media, getting a private phone number. And changing people, places, and things, to name a few. Also, make sure you don’t let hin know about your plans in … Continue reading Quora Answers: No Contact
Is Your Narcissist Still Seeking Your Supply Or Causing You Problems? Was “No Contact ” Effective In Your Situation? When I finally escaped from my 18-year marriage to a Malignant Narcissist, there was one strategy written in stone. I was to have absolutely no contact or communication with him, period. First and foremost, I had to consider the safety of my son and myself. My husband was horribly abusive in every possible way. I was under no illusions about his propensity for causing physical injury. I also knew that I was an emotional wreck at the time, as was my … Continue reading Quora Answers: No Contact
It’s a really bad idea to stay in contact with a narcissist, period. And as far as wanting to know what they’re thinking, that’s not a realistic option, either. You’ll never know what a narcissist is thinking. Because they’ll never tell you the truth. You’ll be lied to and manipulated without even realizing what’s happening. And if you do realize you’re being toyed with, I have to seriously question why you would be willing to subject yourself to that kind of guaranteed torment. If you’re truly aware of what a narcissist is about, for the life of me, I can’t … Continue reading Is It Okay To Stay In Contact With A Narcissist Just To Know What They’re Thinking, As Long As You Know What They’re About?
If the past predicts the future, the likelihood of my Malignant Narcissist ex moving on after being released from jail is slim to none. Of course, the circumstances in my case may be different from yours. For one thing, he blames me for his most recent incarceration. I pressed charges against him after he cracked my skull and injured our autistic son. As is typical of a narcissist, he considered himself blameless. In his mind, I provoked him into the rage that caused him to lash out. It wouldn’t have happened if I hadn’t been such a bitch. But it … Continue reading What Is The Chance The Narcissistic Ex Will Move On After Being Released From Jail?
Why Am I Suddenly Depressed Even Though It’s Been 3 Months Since I Went No Contact From My Narcissist Ex? Most survivors agree that it takes an average of twelve to eighteen months after the end of a psychopathic, or narcissistic, relationship to begin to feel normal again. Even then, there will be days when a survivor feels depressed, angry, or sad, without fully understanding why. There are many reasons why this happens. A lot depends on the length of the relationship and the degree of abuse the victim suffered. Another factor is the individual survivor’s commitment to self-healing. And … Continue reading Quora Answers: Baffling Facts About Healing From Narcissistic Abuse