Do you find yourself encountering recurring disrespect from friends or colleagues?Do you feel unsure of yourself and/or have difficulty experiencing trust in relationships?Glynis Sherwood – MEd, Canadian Certified Counsellor, Registered Clinical Counsellor, specializes in recovery from Scapegoating, Low Self Esteem, Anxiety, Depression, Grief and Addictive Behaviors. But being married to a narcissistic husband can be a very complicated and thorny journey.In other words, making the scapegoat look bad takes attention off the real problems in the family.
They can also have challenges managing emotions, and find they either feel overwhelmed and anxious, or shut down and not know how they are feeling.
He is not evil or purposefully trying to hurt you emotionally, verbally or physically.
There is a difference between narcissistic abuse and sadistic abuse; when a narcissist hurts you, he is oblivious to your pain but when a s****t hurts you, he does it to see and enjoy your pain.
The story is the similar for most women who marry a narcissist: Boy meets girl; boy sweeps girl off her feet; boy marries girl; boy changes soon after.
A narcissist can be very intense in the beginning of a relationship and bombard you with love and attention, and placing you on a pedestal. However, his true personality starts to reveal itself as the wife endures his criticism, insults, possible beatings or other forms of abuse.
by Glynis Sherwood Did you grow up having doubts about your self esteem or personal worth?