Realizing that you have narcissistic abuse syndrome, also called narcissistic victim syndrome, and getting support therapy is the hardest, but most important step to your complete healing.
But what is a Narcissist ?
Goodhousekeeping.com gives a list of narcissistic traits:
The reason narcissistic abuse syndrome symptoms are so hard to grasp is because unlike physical damage, all of the scars and bruises from an abusive relationship don’t always show on a person.
However, it cuts very deep.
With that being said, parental alienation is extremely mentally damaging as many people just can’t wrap their heads around the narcissistic abuse recovery that they just can’t get through.
Abuse will leave you confused and living a painful life of loneliness and pain you are discarded from the person you grew to know and love.
Not understanding the manipulation is a sad way to live, and I bet we all know somebody that is showing common narcissistic abuse symptoms.
Emotional abuse from narcissistic personality
NAS is a chronic pattern of physical, emotional, and/or sexual abuse perpetrated by a pathological narcissist against weak and more vulnerable individuals. Because NAS victims typically lack confidence, self-esteem, and social supports, they are prone to feeling trapped by the perpetrator.
“Best interest of the child” Section 37 lists the facts that you or a court must think about when you’re deciding what’s in a child’s best interests.
I can’t even type that sentence without shaking my head.
Let’s be honest, the actual best interest of the court and all self-involved parents is:
The all-time BEST resources to handle a covert narcissist causing abuse are:
Aftermath of narcissistic abuse
Numerous false allegations from my ex-spouse and her lawyer and even the daycare as my ex-spouse was able to paint my image without me knowing.
A complex abusive triangle was in my face, which almost put me over the edge.
Luckily, I was well educated on this nasty personality disorder so I was able to minimize the destruction.
At the time, our daughter had no voice.
The narcissistic abuse cycle is very unforgiving.
12 false “anonymous” Ministry of Children calls on me to damage my image and relationship.
I experienced the first narcissistic rage in court, which was frightening, to say the least.
The battle of a narcissistic husband is very much the same because only the court wins in the nasty war of parents.
Recovering from family trauma
At last, I am happy to have put the work in because our daughter was extremely attached to me, there was no way I was leaving without her.
I was clueless to the jealousy beside me.
Narcissistic parents are malicious in their destruction but I am happy to be able to heal from the narcissistic abuse and help others overcome the covert narcissist traits.
The next couple of years proved to be awful for me as I became a victim of parental alienation:
I wish I had studied narcissistic personality disorder symptoms long before I did.
I opened past childhood wounds by exposing my ex-spouses lies in court, which only put fuel on a fire.
I saw signs of a frightening narcissistic sociopath at this time, I still did not back down.
I am extremely glad our daughter knows who Daddy is. We share guardianship now with everything 50/50.
I am always on damage control, but the chaos has only made our daddy-daughter bond much stronger.
Understanding the narcissist meaning of a covert narcissist while trying to cope with narcissistic abuse syndrome has made life a lot more bearable.