Tag Archives for " Verbal Abuse "

Oct 12

6 Strong Signs You Have Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Initiating No Contact , Narcissistic Behaviors , Narcissists and Sex , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

Like many people who’ve endured Narcissistic and emotional abuse, you probably didn’t realize what was happening to you until you reached a point of near insanity and began searching desperately for reasons why your fairytale romance took a grievous turn for the worse. Further, the person you love has made you feel you can’t do […]

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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 […]

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Dec 28

Trolls, Narcissists, and Codependency…an Open Debate

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Recovery from Co-Dependency , The Red Flags of Narcissism

**Warning – Trigger Alert** For those of you who read my article, Why Going to Therapy with a Narcissist is a Bad Idea, you may have read the many interesting comments that were left on my blog.  I welcome all comments, even from readers whose opinions differ from mine.  I enjoy the occasional healthy debate […]

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Nov 13

Will My Narcissistic Ex Ever Feel Guilty?

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

A common question as it relates to a toxic relationship is whether the narcissist feels any guilt or remorse for what they’ve done to their partner (a.k.a. source of supply). The short answer is no. In order to feel guilt, one needs to have a conscience.  Because narcissists have no conscience, there are no limits […]

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Nov 12

Am I in an Abusive Relationship?

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

  No relationship is perfect.  Conflict is a natural part of any relationship, whether romantic or otherwise.  Even the best of lovers will have moments of misunderstanding, frustration, and confusion.  However, with open communication – which is vital in a healthy relationship – most conflict can be remedied through mutual respect, support, and compromise. In […]

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Nov 04

Feel Like You Were Brainwashed by the Narcissist?

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

  You were.  Through manipulative psychological techniques that effectively condition your subconscious mind. Narcissists use subtle clues and suggestions to guide you towards things that are not in your best interest by subverting your thought processes.  It’s all about making you act how they want you to, and do what they want you to.  Below is […]

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Oct 21

Why is No Contact So Hard?

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact

Everyone who has been involved with a Narcissist experiences this contradiction of logic.  Severing the relationship with a disordered personality should be a no-brainer, right?  Yet it seems no matter how much our cognitive brain understands the benefit of leaving such a person, we participate in a metaphorical self-flagellation, allowing the abuser back into our lives over […]

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