You have to learn to be responsible for what is best for YOU. Sometimes you just have to say "no" when someone is trying to manipulate the situation.AnswerI am also struggling with this situation. We feel for other people, narcissists do not. I know in my heart it is best for me to stay away but it does not make it any easier to turn our backs on those we love/have loved.
I keep reminding myself of all the disappointment that came with broken promises. I repeat the lies to myself that he told. I remember how he mislead me.
Each day that goes by I feel stronger. As cliche as it sounds, time really does seem to be helping me.
I feel sympathy because I have accepted there is no hope for the majority of narcissists. I will always love him in my heart but the pain is something I can no longer go through. I thought my unconditional love was going to teach him but it doesn't. Sometimes we just have to accept and move on and love silently.
And, the big factor that has helped me, is discovering this forum. Reading it each time I feel weak and want to go back. It truly has given me strength.
Take it one day at a time, one hour at a time. Best of luck MicheleAnswerI agree. I am now over him. But for months I cam on FAQ just to remind myself why NOT to take him back. It was very hard at times to not pick up the phone. This site was my saving grace. But I didnt have not been in touch with him. Now I just look back as I move forward and think holy crap I am so fortunate that that parasite is outa my life as I was on the way to being ruined.
I think like it has been mentioned before, you just have to remind yourself of all the things that this monster has made you go through. All the lies, broken promises, and disappointments. The things that hurt the most are the heart things.
It has been very hard for me too. There have been times that I wonder if I am doing wrong in keeping him away from me but as I told you, remind yourself of all the ofenses and ask yourself if you just want to go back to that. TRUST IS NO LONGER THERE and there is no way to bring it back.
Not too strong to knock you out, but strong enough to give you happiness and deep feeling of satisfaction
Maybe when you get in a situation, and trust you will get in a situation when you think you are not strong enough about something emotional, you will find out why you have to fight the feeling.
Egocentric. Selfish. Narcissistic. Apathetic. Any one with a high level of the trait of narcissism (an inflated self-esteem, a sense of superiority and a feeling of entitlement) generally has little empathy or sympathy for others. The following links explain more: www.ultimate-self.com/empathy/ www.ultimate-self.com/the-narcissist/ Apathy: A strong uncare for a person (opposite of empathy)
satiety = when you've eaten enough and don't feel hungry anymore satiation = when the feeling of hunger is gone and you feel a strong feeling of satisfaction
just when you have a really strong feeling about someone. when you have a really strong feeling about someone or something.
In motion or producing strong emotion, especially sadness or sympathy.
My mom is empathy to poor people(note that empathy is a shared emotion, separate from pity or sympathy)"Having been adopted as a child, she had a strong feeling of empathy toward the homeless children."
Passion is a strong feeling for something; compassion is a strong sympathetic feeling for another.
Dislike means either disgust, distaste or a feeling of repugnance. To have a 'strong dislike' suggests a feeling of loathing for something that is offensive, a strong aversion for something
Unknown. Strong evidence its genetic and nurturing... both.
People will typically have a strong feeling of misery or distress when dealing with adversity. This is just a fact of life.
It's not uncommon. It's usually called 'sympathy sickness' and is probably because you have a strong emotional tie to your girlfriend. You feeling sick should not stop you from taking care of the poor girl though.
Strong feelings can be good feelings or bad feelings that are more intense than average, for example, hate is a stong feeling and love is a strong feeling.
It Is Strong Enough to hold my sister there fore strong enough to hold two killer whales
It's a beautiful word about a strong feeling, really!
The duration of Strong Enough to Break is 1800.0 seconds.
very strong. strong enough to kill a human.
It can be many ways. One is a strong feeling for someone else another is a feeling.
God is strong enough, but it is not always His will to heal people.