web of control

What is cognitive dissonance in abusive relationships? How truth becomes blurry because of narcissistic abuse

In this article, I will go into cognitive dissonance in a relationship as a result of narcissistic abuse. Sadly, when dealing with a narcissist truth can become blurry and an unhealthy state of being confused/anxious can become the truth for the victim of a narcissist. Cognitive dissonance is quite common in life and we use […]

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The narcissist’s smear campaign: about why and how they do it and how to deal with a smear campaign

In this article, I will go into the disturbing behaviour used by narcissists called smear campaigning. The smear campaign is one of the many tools a narcissist has in order to try to manipulate, control and/or devalue you. Experiencing this behaviour can drain your energy and create a lot of anxiety, frustration, and anger. When

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How narcissists use the silent treatment and stonewalling

In this article, I go deeper into the silent treatment used by a narcissist. It’s a specific type of manipulative behaviour within a large box full of tricks and manipulation techniques a narcissist owns. It’s closely related to stonewalling and showing a lack of affection which I will also discuss. This article fits in the

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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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