The narcissistic partner causes intense psychological harm to their partner and this is the ultimate goal of the narcissist.
New Delhi: Coping with a toxic relationship — that is, with a person with narcissistic personality traits who makes their partner feel emotionally stifled, lost, hopeless, stuck and damaged — has not been the easiest in the best of times.
It becomes even worse in Covid times as quarantined quarters can be too close for comfort, says author, life coach and pranic healer Kalpana Nair who has suggested a series of tools in a new book to help those affected cope better and even turn the tables around.
“Before Covid-19, when there was the luxury of space and privacy in the lives of narcissists; they worked their partners the way they wanted. Carried on affairs, love-bombed other unsuspecting victims, gaslighted those they lived with and felt the self-importance that they so craved, any way they wanted,” the…