Love bombing is a technique used by narcissists to keep their partners hooked and under their control. It involves showering the partner with compliments, gifts, and excessive attention. The goal of love bombing is to make the partner feel special and desired, in order to gain their trust and dependency.
Gaslighting is a type of narcissistic abuse that can be hard to identify. It’s a form of emotional manipulation that causes the victim to doubt their own sanity. If you think you might be in a relationship with a narcissist, it’s important to know how to identify gaslighting and what to do about it.
When I was a child I knew that my father did not love me. I could tell that he adored my brother, but as soon as he looked at me his face hardened and his eyes became slits full of hate. Initially I thought it was because I was not enough. Not good enough. Not … Read more