5 thoughts on “11 Manipulative Ways Narcissists, Sociopaths and Psychopaths Sabotage Their Victims (Part 2): Survivors Speak Out

  • February 11, 2019 at 9:46 am

    Spot on once again. Each and every article, vlog, blog and book authored by Shahida Arabi has enlightened and validated my life. I had my head buried in the sand for 20 years. One day someone said to me “You’re husband is a narcissist, you need to do research on divorcing a narcissist”… That is when I was introduced to this personality disorder which has chipped away at my life as well as brainwashed my children. The damage is painful, but the knowledge I have gained from authors like Shahida Arabi has restored my power and belief in myself. Given me the courage to take back my life. Thank you!

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  • February 11, 2019 at 11:09 am

    Thank you for your work it is very important. You are saving lives in some cases literally. If it were not for people like you who expose these crafty individuals many of us would still be drowning in a sea of their deception, hate and evil.

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  • February 11, 2019 at 8:18 pm

    Narcissistic people appear immersed in evil, seemingly taking pleasure in another’s pain. Their intentional destructive actions and words are mystifying to those of us who would not intentionally and repeatedly hurt the people we love. Once WE can realize and remember narcissists do not have the power over us that they crave, that their cruel words are NOT our reality and that they are, in fact, quite powerless and pathetic, they can cease to have an effect on us or power over us. Little by little we can take back our power. Thank you for exposing these vampires to the light of truth and reality.

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  • February 11, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    Thank you! Including survivor stories is very effective. And those were some extreme bad situations. A lot of what the narcissist personality disordered person does can be very under the radar and insidious. Definitely resonated with some of the stories about ruining birthdays, unable to be supportive when we most need it, outright being ignored, lies, cheating, crazy discussions that go in circles and always blaming others- always. They may ‘fake’ taking some responsibility but ask them to describe what they agree they did- and bet they cannot descrbe it – because they’re faking it. Like they fake loving us. Ask them to describe how /what they love about you-you’ll hear lies.

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  • February 11, 2019 at 11:03 pm

    I’ve revently left my second relationship im a row, which means I had no idea what narcissistic relationships or people were. Starting off, not only does my mother have huge tendencies towards this in every way. I am striving to release myself of some of the most sever trauma many of my counselors have said they have seen.
    I’m not even quite sure why I am still here alive quite honestly. In fact, I don’t believe in suicide which is something in itself. Although many times i think it wld have been easier if they would have taken my life. And I thank God EVERYDAY I am here. Because, I have and am experiencing some of the very best days I thought I would NEVER HAVE!
    I have no idea when or if I find a way out healthy enough to have any kind of healthy loving relationship with another man or able to have any close girlfriends again. My trust in humanity and people is mostly destroyed. I go through a great deal of self hate and depression. Which, the kinds of PTSD I have I have a hard time even going outside my home without it taking at least 3 or 4 hours of being ok to leave. It’s so hard to explain to your loved ones or old friends new friends. I am so hypersensitive it makes my entire life so difficult.
    If there’s any way ANYONE knows how I can fix this, go on with this PLEASE PLEASE do not hesitate to reach out. Thank you.
    I cam relate to almost every story I see then multiplied by 10.

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