The Role of Stockholm Syndrome in Narcissistic Abuse

One of the saddest things about Narcissistic abuse is how the victim will often protect or even cover for the Narcissist while the Narcissist(s) is trying to destroy them.  At a later time the Narcissist will use this against the victim, especially if a  Narcissistic injury has occurred.    The Narcissist will use and exploit kinder or weaker people in order to be admired and pitied by others.  Even while a victim is being exploited and abused you may still hear them defend the abuser(s). Narcissistic Abuse Tactic #8 They withhold information Watch “Your Trauma Has A Name – Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome” on YouTube

Narcissistic Abuse Tactic #7 They Deny Reality

For whatever reason these people push out false narratives and deny reality.  They do not own up to their mistakes, deceptions, lies, cover-ups etc.  They deny being abusive.  They deny what they’ve done.  They will frequently blame their target for what they’ve done.   It is always someone else's’ fault.  So they live in a constant … Continue reading Narcissistic Abuse Tactic #7 They Deny Reality

Narcissistic Abuse Tactic #6 Circular Conversations and Word Salad Games

These tactics will leave your head spinning.  Circular conversations are used to confuse the target and also so that the Narcissist never has to admit fault or take responsibility for anything.  They are slippery critters.  So you may say “stop manipulating me..”  And they will respond.. “You stop manipulating me!”  You may say, “you’re lying..” … Continue reading Narcissistic Abuse Tactic #6 Circular Conversations and Word Salad Games

Narcissistic Abuse Tactic #5 Threats

When the Narcissist is afraid of exposure they will push out a false narrative and threaten the victim or target with it.  They will threaten to do things, say things, they will threaten your reputation.  The threats are basically a way for the Narcissist to cover up what they have done or what really occurred. … Continue reading Narcissistic Abuse Tactic #5 Threats

Narcissistic Abuse Technique #4 The Smear Campaign

Spreading a false narrative or painting a picture of someone who is untrue to their character in order to discredit and isolate the victim from other people. It is often used to prevent the truth from coming out. It may also be used due to vindictiveness, jealousy or sense of a threat. How the Narcissist(s) … Continue reading Narcissistic Abuse Technique #4 The Smear Campaign