The scars left by narcissistic abuse are often invisible, insidious, and deeply ingrained, affecting the victim’s mental health in profound and long-lasting ways. In this section of my blog I explore the psychological and emotional aftermath of encounters with manipulative abusers.
These blog posts highlight the most common psychological effects of narcissistic abuse, including depression, anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD).
My goal is to shed light on how these conditions manifest in survivors of narcissistic abuse and offer insights into understanding and managing these symptoms.
However these posts do not only aim to educate but also to validate your experiences.
The journey towards healing can often feel lonely and overwhelming, especially when the world around you struggles to comprehend the depth of your pain. Here, I offer you a space where your experiences are recognized, your feelings are validated, and your struggles are acknowledged.
Use this worksheet as a starting point for self-reflection and open communication with others. Regularly revisit and adjust your boundaries as needed to ensure they align with your values and personal growth.
ADHD and narcissism are two distinct psychological conditions that have been extensively studied over the years. However, recent research suggests there may be an intriguing intersection between these two disorders.
By moving from passive hearing to active listening, we can enrich our experiences and relationships. So the next time you find yourself ‘hearing’, take a moment to pause and ask yourself, “Am I truly listening?”