But the reason people keep going back to someone they know is wrong for them is oxytocin. Does the negative image of yourself they foster with their criticisms and superior attitudes resonate with your own critical thoughts about yourself? However, while this study suggests that many narcissists will freely admit to their narcissistic tendencies, it is important to note that most narcissists resist the diagnosis of NPD. Narcissistic people often have narcissistic parents, who offered them a build up but no real substance. After that, I saw him only from afar, a few times, for those two years— but I always looked over my shoulder, I was afraid to go to the city where he had told people I had narced on them turned out that was a lie, and many of those people actually liked me and felt really sorry for me! My husband was in and out of jail because of substance abuse…. Anyway, I am in the middle of this mess now and very afraid to loose him, since I can see that the texting with that woman is still going on and he is at work right now.
I was completely outclassed in deception and it is with some regret that I know it will never happen again.
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My siblings have spent too long with my father and have adopted the same patterns, so I have withdrawn, which has been my saving grace. She drove me mad and I nearly lost myself. In her mind I was now worthless. He is always right never wrong. Later, that night i called his cell and SHE answered.