There is no “one” real person inside of the Narcissist that is fully functioning or normal but instead there are MANY made up facsimiles of people they imitate to cover up their dark reality to give them a superficial façade and the ability to gain access into the lives of normal and healthy people.

 

 

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! @http://www.amazon.com

 

There is no “one” real person inside of the Narcissist that is fully functioning or normal but instead there MANY made up facsimiles of people they imitate to cover up their dark reality to give them a superficial façade and the ability to gain access into the lives of normal and healthy people. They are biologically human beings with needs, and they look like us and basically even act like us BUT they do not THINK like we do and eventually that façade fails them and us. Narcissists do not make internal connections to people or bond, so they can only respond to external stimulation or the supply they continually seek out so basically you are an object.  So you cannot try to relate to them or understand them through the real empathy and unconditional love or reasoning that apply to normal people. They are NOT like you or I so you cannot relate to them as if they are!

 

Seems complicated so how do they do it? When they meet you they will carefully access so many parts of your life and morph right into you as if they are your twin – and WOW you have so much in common. SO, it naturally follows that there is no proper internal mechanism that exists or functions as it relates to a Narcissist having a normal and functioning ‘personality’ that can relate in a healthy manner with the outside world and the people in it. The reality that seems to exist (and I am very loosely using that word reality) is a thin veneer or skin that is like a mask or costume they CREATE and wear that corresponds with their needs at any given moment – and their needs are many! Their façade is very interchangeable as well, so it completely fools the rest of the world and protects the Narcissist from being EXPOSED as dark, envious, and loathsome person that they are.

 

You have probably heard this many times and I will repeat it once more – they are like a chameleon that is able to change the color of its skin to match its environment and they are amazingly adept at this. The Narcissist disengages or detaches from their dark inner self and recreates an image to wear for the public or their immediate world. This image is constantly projected to essentially allow themselves to ‘fit in.” Of course it is a good and likeable image that is very interchangeable AND even described as very charming but remember it was designed to camouflage themselves – and there you have it a different person for every different ‘need’. Personally I would describe them as seductive because in reality they con artists that are after something they need. That ‘need’ is usually to trick their targets and use them as ‘Narcissistic Supply’ and just a major component of their survival. Basically their functioning image is the biggest lie that this extortionist uses in their arsenal of deceit or ABUSE. Or as my friend said ‘compartmentalization’ – they compartmentalize us to fit the many different and exacting needs they have for each of us. Remember Narcissists are in every facet of life – be it a family member, a friend, a co-worker, perhaps a priest or preacher, attorney, doctor, next door neighbor, etc. Also remember that supply isn’t just limited to romantic relationships – if you have something they need or want, or they can better their social status by being in your company, or benefit by an association with you, they will be right there at your side getting whatever they are after. Once it is gotten they are gone and if you ever tried to make them accountable – YOU are gone as well.

 

So there is no real person there just a needy void looking for surrogate to supply them what they cannot achieve on their own – or you and I – now that is pretty messed up! The relationship with yourself, or the one that requires a conscience, morals, empathy, a soul, etc., is a pretty important relationship to be lacking COMPLETELY, and pretty much a requirement or prerequisite to being a functioning human being and living life NORMALLY as well as interacting with others. If you don’t relate to your own self or your life in a healthy matter, how can you relate to anyone else in a ‘healthy manner OR any manner for that matter?’ JUST MY POINT – a Narcissist lacks the mechanisms needed to be a ‘fully functioning human being’ so they invent what they need as they go along in life and we play along or join in unknowingly with their toxic and destructive game while they run off with all the goods. Basically EVERYONE is here to supply them OR fulfill their every need, be it financially as in a career, sexually to fulfill their physical needs, familial so ‘they’ have a proper ‘face’ to appear ‘normal, moral and ethical’, friends to help them shore up their façade and believe their ‘lies’, or whatever they can harvest and use from people to fill in the huge VOID that they are. None of us serve anything more OR are more than a “bit part” in the Narcissist deranged and disordered life. We function to serve a specified need the Narcissist has at a specific time, AND they have multiple relationships going on to secure all the supply they can get – but we are none the wiser!

 

A Narcissist lacks all social skills/graces in the most extreme ways because underneath their ‘seductive’ façade, they don’t honor any human rights, respect individuality, or obey any written law. They live life in an extremely pathological and abusive manner. They imitate a functioning human being and take everything they want and need through some extreme and manipulative methods. They also get bored easily with their conquests SINCE they lack the mechanisms to form healthy bonds (and decisions), so they STRAY very easily to keep the excitement and adulation flowing in their world. Now it is bad enough they are life’s extortionist but they also seem to envy and loathe all healthy loving people that would dare express their individuality, question them or demand accountability, so they lose their patience with us quickly and psychologically attack our minds in an effort to destroy our life as we know it – and if that doesn’t succeed they will just smear our integrity behind our backs. Remember they are also very protective with their big secret or lie about themselves – so if you catch on they are ready and loaded with an attack on your integrity that can literally destroy your life. Hmmmm, seems like they are very aware of what they are doing to always have a counteroffensive ready.

 

Like any other bully you have to disengage from the Narcissist COMPLETELY because if you don’t they will only attack you in unimaginable ways to destroy your COMPLETE integrity as well as your life. They have to win the battle they have with life, people and essentially the WHOLE world! You will ‘seemingly’ end up being the crazy one and the abuser because they will make you out to be everything bad/wrong just like a psycho bully would react to remove any blame from themselves and pass it onto you, basically their back-stabbing and smear campaign. Not a very pretty package at all. Just always remember, you haven’t done ANYTHING wrong to deserve this because they don’t function like other human beings. They don’t even have a clue what liking, caring or LOVING is so they live without it by pretending they know it, but you CAN’T pretend to love especially when you have no morals and it catches up with the Narcissist very quickly because they are so ‘out of control’ and careless.

 

Narcissists relate to other human beings as objects. You know objects, the things to use and ab-use for self-serving purposes. Things that have no rights, things that are inanimate, things that have no feelings. Perhaps a good example would be like a tool that performs a certain function, and we are just one of MANY of these “tools” that they USE.

 

So where did that ‘love’ go? Until the fact sinks in that the time they spent with us or anybody is never a ‘relationship’, but instead more of a pathological parasite feeding off of you/us, you just won’t “get” malignant Narcissism. You will keep acting on the premise that the Narcissist has some feelings JUST for you, or some sort of conscience, morals, ‘cares for’ or even loves you – and that premise couldn’t be further from the truth. It NEVER makes sense to you, so you keep blaming yourself because that is what you have been conditioned to do as if everything is your fault. You are always wondering whether it is you, or it is YOU that has temporarily lost your ability to relate NORMALLY in your relationship, or better yet you are crazy like your Narcissist is telling you. NO, it is the Narcissist that is literally the ‘crazy one’ or clinically has the ‘personality disorder’. Well it is classified as a personality disorder but still in all it is CRAZY behavior or better yet dehumanizing, demeaning, debasing, and destructive, AND psychologically abusive to anyone that has any sort of connection with them. Control is power to an abuser so whether you are attacked physically with a fist or attacked mentally with hideous, destructive and manipulating words, it is abuse from a disordered person, one that is not a fully functioning human being that lacks total empathy and love for their fellow man/womankind. You don’t intentionally CONTROL, harm, hurt, or destroy any creature on this planet for ANY REASON and these monsters do it every waking moment of their lives. Knowledge is power so educating yourself to completely understand this abuse is the first step to getting your healthy mind back and starting out on your road to recovery – well that and no/minimal contact ALWAYS! Greg

Posted on August 22, 2016, in Narcissism. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. you have hit the nail on head so to speak. i was in an abusive relationship with á covert narcissist”. i did know of this term, however have been reading more and more of this onsite and it is my x partner to a tee.. Prior to leaving him i believed that he was passive aggressive. now reading up on narcissism believe he was all of the above.

    I left him after 3 years. I threatened to leave him many times before and in fact tried to on many occasions but the guilt he laid on me and the confusion of who did what kept me tied to him.

    I lived with him for a year and it was the worse year of my life. He was manipulating, verbally abusive. I know now the next would be the physical as he has tried in his own pathetic way to intimidate and bully me.

    I always in a battle zone as i did not cower from him when he tried to bully me i fought him constantly, pulling him up, demanding that he BE NORMAL, it does not work… HE WAS NOT NORMAL. i was always judgemental of my own behaviour and that was priceless to his demented twisted mind. I had a conscious he did not.

    I stopped all contact with him immediately after i left him and from time to time he sends texes to me that relate to work he is undertaking for an organisation we are both involved in.

    Before i read about narcissism i knew he was not well mentally, and the less control he had of me (ie i was disconnecting emotionally from him), the worse he behaved.

    It has been 3 months for me and although i was sad and upset about the break up i am so so RELIEVED and everyday i wake and say, well Im alone and this is sad but i was alone with him and that was even sadder.

    The truth be told i should thank him, not for the abuse, but it has woken me up to parts of me that i needed to see that i had buried inside me unresolved issues which for the first time i am addressing to move forward.

    It is overwhelming to be alone at 53 years old but at least I am not loosing the rest of my life and being cruel to myself for remaining in an abusive relationship with a cold unfeeling, worthless individual..

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  2. Amrith Sureshbabu

    Wonderfully well written, addresses the core issues in a distinct way, that are almost quite inseparable in such a personality of certain people. This has given a lot of insight into this. I have quite a lot of questions. If you’re willing, you could contact me, i would be more than happy if you could email me.

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  3. Judith J Bentley

    It took years for me to understand that my daughter is a malignant narcissist. Because she needs to control others, the only way I could be safely in her presence was to agree with whatever she said which fed her narcissism. With help from therapy, I now have no physical contact with my daughter neither do I have any phone contact. I am finally free from her controlling claws and free to live my own life without her interference. Last October I moved into a secured facility for seniors. I am 71 and just beginning to enjoy the life God gave me. Sadly, for my daughter, she has no idea who her mother really is because she shut down any individuality I might have expressed. The good news is that shevwas a precious child and preteen and never gave me any trouble. I had raised her as a single parent and had her with me before she morphed into the cruel, nudgmental and mean spirited woman she has become.

    You definitely know from your own experience the destructive, secretive and greedy nature of the personality disordered individual. Thank you for sharing your insights on the Internet.

    I have a younger sister I have never been able to connect with. She ihas inherited the narcissistic traits from our parents. She is forever planning trips and snagging “friends”who are duped into believing she is a friend when she is just using them for her supply. I have virtually no contact with her anymore either. We have lived estranged most of our lives. She is secretive too like my daughter.

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  4. Oh God it was the most horrible time in my life. thankgod he is is gone. Tried to to take awy the house that I paid for. he was a sex offender inprison for rape o his ex wife. Oh yes sucked up to his lies and married him. More fool me. To me to court 4 times to get the house. he would have loved me to be living homeless and the lying smirk in court was about right. I divorced him 4 yrs ago. leaves its scars but I’m free from the women . dressing up in womens clothes to have sex?He made me feel degraded as a woman. hold on tight – please get rid of the preATOR. mUCH kARMA

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