I Was In Love With A Narcissist: How I Left His Harem and Rediscovered Myself

They don’t wake up planning to hurt, manipulate and cheat. Narcissists are emotionally damaged. But their story is not our responsibility — and reasons are not excuses.


After my text to him I shut my phone off to hide. My life felt suddenly over. “This is good for you”, I reasoned aloud. You did the right thing.” Words I tossed into the ether with the cadence of Carol Brady. I imagined her talking Alice off the orange linoleum ledge after leaving Sam The Butcher. I was alone in my apartment— heartbroken but safe — wrapped in Colgate and coffee-stained terrycloth. My house robe was now a makeshift blanket providing comfort as I sat on the kitchen tile. I wanted my own Carol Brady.

For entire article, check it out HERE on Medium.

 

2 thoughts on “I Was In Love With A Narcissist: How I Left His Harem and Rediscovered Myself

  1. Love this, its excellent and I’m so proud of you for standing strong when in pain and sharing it.

    Those painful packages have the best endings.

    Sent from my iPhone

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