Detaching

Gaslighting by a narcissist: Recognizing narcissistic gaslighting and how to deal with gaslighting

Do you keep questioning your own thoughts and perception of reality? Do you feel like you are going crazy, confused or losing sanity during your relationship? Are you apologizing a lot or do you feel like you are ‘not enough’? Your narcissistic partner, or possibly parent, might be ‘gaslighting’ you. There can be written many …

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The narcissist’s web of control: about flying monkeys, smear campaigns, and manipulation strategies

When you read or hear about narcissism you come across the term flying monkeys quite often. What are flying monkeys and what is their connection to a narcissist? In this article, I will explain this by going into what I would like to call the narcissist’s web of control. Know this is an in-depth article …

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The grey rock method of dealing with a narcissist: its usefulness and the risks of using it

Unfortunately, you (seem to) have a narcissist in your life. It’s not always possible to simply leave and go no contact (right away). Possibly you have young children with the narcissist or your boss might be a narcissist. What should you do when going no contact is not an option yet? When you have a …

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