Have you ever heard that you allowed someone to abuse you, that you gave that person your power or some similar statement that blames you for being abused?
I don’t understand why people feel the need to say such invalidating, cruel things!
While yes, you can stop some abusive actions, you can’t stop them all, especially when it comes to narcissistic abuse. It is an exceptionally complex type of abuse.
Narcissists tear down their victims, & often make them believe they are getting what they deserve or the narcissist is doing what she does for the victim’s benefit. Growing up with my narcissistic mother, she had me convinced that she was a good mother, always doing what was best for me. When her abuse hit its peak when I was 17, she said she was “exercising tough love on me in order to save me from myself.” I fought back verbally, protected…
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