Processing Pain Is Necessary In Order To Heal From Narcissistic Abuse

Quora Answers: May I Ask Your Advice? I’m Having A Really Bad Time After Being Discarded By My Narcissist Ex, And I Just Now Realized He’s A Narcissist. First and foremost, have mercy on yourself. Understand that you are not to blame for being conned by a narcissist. So many people who have never been entwined in a narcissist’s web of lies falsely believe that it wouldn’t happen to them. They are dead wrong. It can happen to anybody. Prepare yourself mentally for pain. Think about what you’re going to go through on your path to recovery in the same … Continue reading Processing Pain Is Necessary In Order To Heal From Narcissistic Abuse

How Good Are INFJ’s At Spotting When Someone Is Lying?

As a younger INFJ, I would get a feeling in the pit of my stomach sometimes when I was with other people. A feeling that’s hard to describe. I knew that it made me feel uneasy all of a sudden. But I didn’t know why. As I matured and became self-aware, I learned to recognize that feeling as my INFJ Radar, telling me that someone is lying. And it is extremely accurate. I may not immediately know why someone is lying, although that will readily become apparent. But I know they’re being deceptive in some way. Whether I acknowledge that … Continue reading How Good Are INFJ’s At Spotting When Someone Is Lying?

Quora Answers: The Malignant Narcissist And Cluster-B Disorders

Are Malignant Narcissists Considered To Be Neurotypicals? Oh Lord, no. No. No. Definitely not!! There’s nothing neurotypical about a Malignant Narcissist. A neurotypical is someone who doesn’t have Narcissistic Personality Disorder. To be more precise, it’s someone who doesn’t display any atypical neurological patterns of thought or behavior. A Malignant Narcissist is the absolute worst type of creature you can imagine. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM, doesn’t recognize it as a formal disorder. But anybody who has met one will tell you to avoid them at all costs. In my non-clinical opinion, they’re the most … Continue reading Quora Answers: The Malignant Narcissist And Cluster-B Disorders

A Global Partnership To Help Victims Of Narcissistic Abuse

As an Advocate and Survivor of Narcissistic Abuse, I’m well aware that the justice system is failing victims miserably. After enduring extreme abuse at the hands of Narcissists, victims who seek help are further traumatized by law enforcement, medical professionals, and the court system. All too often, victims are forced to continue to live with their abusers; despite their pleas for assistance. When victims don’t have financial resources to get out of their situations, they seek assistance from those sworn to protect and serve. It’s a devastating blow to find out there’s no help available. Sure, there are shelters for … Continue reading A Global Partnership To Help Victims Of Narcissistic Abuse

Quora Answers: Coping After Narcissistic Abuse

How Do You Deal With Your Anger And Rage At Your Narcissist Ex For All The Destruction And Heartache He Caused. (1-Year Post Separation & No Contact)? With as many creative, and ever-evolving, coping mechanisms as my frustrated brain can come up with. What works splendidly one day may not do shit the next time I need it. There’s really no way to know in advance what will bring me comfort. And what will just piss me off even more. Recovering from Narcissistic Abuse is a fickle process. Half the time that I find myself in a pit of despair, … Continue reading Quora Answers: Coping After Narcissistic Abuse

Quora Answers: Baffling Facts About Healing From Narcissistic Abuse

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

Serena’s Site Rules For Visitors

I’m not really a big fan of rules, but I feel like I better at least have some basic guidelines for this site. That way anybody who stops by will have an idea of what they’re getting into.” 🌹Serena Prince🌹 Posh Ambassador, Quora Author, 💋Cool-Ass Chick 💋 **Please Note We’ve Updated Our Site Rules, Effective 1/28/2020. Review Changes In Order To Remain Compliant. Due to my twisted sense of humor and love of laughing my ass off, I often post content that may be offensive to people who have a stick up their ass. If you happen to be one … Continue reading Serena’s Site Rules For Visitors

Quora Answers: Narcissists And Revenge

Why Does The Narcissist Want Revenge Thats Never-Ending? Why Can’t They Just Admit Defeat And Move On? A narcissist won’t admit defeat because then you would be winning. And you can’t win!! Not in their minds, anyway. Narcissists have to be right. For you to win would mean the Narcissist was wrong. The carefully-crafted facade would crumble. And all the lies would be exposed for the world to see. It’s like they’re desperately trying to avoid a Narcissistic Collapse. Getting revenge, if not completely destroying you, is how they’re able to do it. That’s why they stop at nothing to … Continue reading Quora Answers: Narcissists And Revenge

Do Narcissists Plan Their Vile Attacks On People?

Yes, they do. That was one of the hardest things for me to comprehend when I began my journey to healing from Narcissistic Abuse. I’ve had plenty of experience with Narcissists throughout my life, both Overt & Covert. And I … Continue reading Do Narcissists Plan Their Vile Attacks On People?

Quora Answers: Narcissists And Mirroring

Why Do Narcissists Mirror Their Partners With Great Intensity? During the Idealization phase, Narcissists mirror their partners in order to create an immediate bond of trust and familiarity. They claim to have all the same interests, beliefs, and desires as their target. They quickly become “the one,” somebody who truly understands everything about you. While you open up about your hopes, dreams, fears, and weaknesses, the Narcissist claims to feel exactly the same way. Meanwhile, he’s listening and taking mental notes. All of these things will be used as ammunition against you during the Devaluation phase. The goal for the … Continue reading Quora Answers: Narcissists And Mirroring

Quora Answers: Your Pain Is The Narcissist’s Pleasure

If You Cry In Front Of Your Narcissist, Does This Affect The Way They Treat You? Does It Affect Them At All? Oh, it affects them, alright. But probably not how you’d think. And definitely not the way a normal person would react. My Malignant Narcissist ex-husband got off on making me cry. Literally. Bringing me to tears was like the equivalent of discovering The Holy Grail. He actually became sexually aroused when he was able to evoke such a reaction from me. I’m not a crybaby, by any means, but when my anger or frustration pass a certain point, … Continue reading Quora Answers: Your Pain Is The Narcissist’s Pleasure