Before reading this section or watching the videos, please be aware that sometimes just by learning about narcissistic traits and narcissism in general, it can trigger you. Especially if you have been in an abusive relationship, particularly with a narcissist.
Please take care of yourself. If you are triggered by what you see or read here, please seek counselling support. If you can’t get an appointment with me straight away, please call a helpline like 1800RESPECT or Lifeline on 131114 if you are in Australia. Or the relevant counselling helpline in your country.
In knowing and understanding the cycle of narcissistic abuse, it will help you to step out of the cycle. The narcissist thrives on you reacting and defending yourself in the face of their abuse. This is represented in the third circle in downloadable resource below. Understanding this, is the first step to getting out of it.
Make yourself familiar with the cycle of narcissistic abuse, as knowledge is power. Check back here from time to time. Or subscribe to my Youtube channel to watch informative and educational videos. Particularly on narcissism, emotional and narcissistic abuse, as well as relationship trauma.