What is Narcissism?
Narcissism is an unhealthy focus on self that affects others in unhealthy ways. Everyone to some extent is narcissistic. Most people want good stuff and view everything we do as having some emotional pay off, in order to feel better about ourselves and life.
The definitive quality of healthy narcissism is obtaining self-gratifying results in ways that don’t damage other people, whether as unhealthy narcissism works from the mindset of ‘I win, and I don’t care if you lose’. Narcissism is self-absorption coupled with destructive behavior.
Narcissistic abusive relationships are becoming increasingly more common. 1 in 10 people will endure the torment and torture of loving a narcissist. Not all survive. If you have survived a narcissistic abusive relationship, consider yourself lucky to be alive, and read on to find out how to heal and reclaim your life.