Tag Archives for " Narcissistic Partner "

Apr 26

Have You Been a Victim of Emotional Vampirism?

By Kim Saeed | Empaths and Sensitives , Energy Healing , Narcissism , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

Written by Ven Baxter Some of the greatest teachers and healers in history have famously been murdered–presumably by “negative” people. Jesus and Socrates both come to mind. Presumably, these great teachers and healers did not heal these negative people, despite being close enough to them to be killed by them. These negative people who would […]

Read More
Aug 07

Cognitive Dissonance Removal Strategies: Harmful vs. Healthy Ways

By Kim Saeed | Break-Ups , Empaths and Sensitives , Heal Your Heart & Mind , Narcissism , No Contact , Recovery from Co-Dependency , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

Abusive relationships often reshape your entire belief system. If you are like most victims of narcissistic abuse, you experienced a distorted sense of reality throughout the majority of the relationship with your partner. When your partner’s alternating sweetness and rage suddenly defied everything you believed about him or her, you experienced an internal conflict known […]

Read More
Jun 23

5 Narcissistic Abuse Hacks – A Cheat Sheet for Decoding the Top Narcissistic Manipulations

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Narcissists and Sex , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

How many times have you engaged in frustrating arguments with your toxic partner, only to come to self-defeating “compromises” in which they made you feel utterly responsible for their relationship crimes (and possibly had you apologizing for their errors)? Have you forgiven your narcissistic partner a ridiculous number of times for lying, cheating, watching porn, and […]

Read More
Jun 17

"He’s Not All Bad" and Other Dangerous Fallacies

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , No Contact , PTSD/C-PTSD , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

It’s hard to admit, but… You’ve been lying to yourself about your partner. There’s an ever-widening gap between the person you want him to be and the person he really is.  You have an idea of what constitutes a healthy relationship, yet you forgive your partner when he commits serious relationship grievances because, after all, […]

Read More
May 02

Emotional abuse and covert narcissism

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

Covert narcissism (or any covert, cluster B personality disorder) is very difficult to put your finger on. Many people waste years of their lives with covert narcissists trying to figure out what the heck is going on. Once they discover that it could be covert narcissism, they waste further time questioning if it’s really the […]

Read More
Feb 16

Love Bombing vs Stalking – What’s the Difference?

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , No Contact , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

  Love Bombing Everyone who’s discovered they are involved with an emotional abuser knows the meaning of having been love bombed.  For those of you who may be new to this, love bombing is when you’ve been bombed by intense “love” in the beginning of a relationship, and then dropped from the highest point of […]

Read More
Feb 04

Breaking Up with a Narcissist

By Kim Saeed | Male Targets of Female Narcissists , Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , No Contact , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

“Breaking up with a Narcissist”.  These are common search terms that lead people to Let Me Reach.  While I am glad that readers are searching for ways to end their toxic relationships, I usually feel a little anxious for them because I know that “breaking up with a narcissist” is no easy feat. Generally, when […]

Read More
1 2 3 9