Why is Leaving a Narcissist so Damn Hard?

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Your brain on trauma

In the face of abuse, the brain learns to adapt to the reality of abuse by bonding with the abuser. There are also the following biological and psychological mechanisms involved:

  1. Fight, flight, freeze or fawn

What to do?

First, become aware of the feelings of love and attachment you have for your narcissist.

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Marlena Bontas

Marlena Bontas

Content writer, tea drinker, English-Romanian girl living abroad. Writes about NPD, relationships, health, finances and business.