Q & A about Narcissistic abuse

What is narcissistic abuse?

Narcissistic abuse is a form of emotional abuse perpetrated by someone who has a narcissistic personality disorder. It is characterized by manipulation, belittling, and gaslighting, which are methods of making a victim question their own thoughts, memories, and feelings. Narcissistic abuse can also include verbal abuse, financial abuse, sexual abuse, and physical abuse.

Is narcissistic abuse a mental disorder?

No, narcissistic abuse is not a mental disorder. It is a form of psychological abuse that can have serious psychological and emotional consequences for the victim.

Give me three examples of narcissistic abuse

1. Gaslighting: This is a form of psychological manipulation in which the abuser attempts to make the victim doubt their own reality and memories.

2. Isolation: The abuser may attempt to isolate the victim from friends and family, or limit their access to resources and support.

3. Verbal Abuse: The abuser may use insults, put-downs, and other forms of verbal abuse to make the victim feel worthless and powerless.

Three examples of narcissism

1. Financial: Excessive spending, hoarding money, and taking advantage of others for financial gain.

2. Verbal: Constantly talking about oneself, bragging, and exaggerating one’s accomplishments.

3. Physical: Seeking excessive attention through physical appearance, such as wearing revealing clothing or constantly changing one’s hairstyle.

Author: Linda Turner

Coaching and Therapy Currently studying Psychotherapy , Cognitive psychology, Hypnotherapy. Qualified NLP, EMDR and CBT therapist. REIKI Master. I believe in truth, honesty and integrity! ≧◔◡◔≦

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