So very true!!! I know that I gave my ex respectability and credibility something he had lost with his family and I restored that for him. For 10 years I was his “smoke screen”, people didn’t think someone who was as honest and respectable as I am would be with a lying thief. I didn’t think I would be with a lying thief!
But after a while I had to face the truth. Like I said to James, a person can only be falsely accused so many times and then there is some truth to it.
He has to have the best, he doesn’t want a woman any man can get; he has to have the woman all the men want and why he gets so paranoid about losing you. After all he knows he treats you like crap and all the men want you; so he must control you and must always have another woman or two in the wings in case you do find another man.
It’s Narcissist Friday!
A backhanded (or left-handed) compliment is one that comes with its own slap. “That dress is amazing; it makes you look slim!”
A backwards compliment is much the same without the intent. “Your hair makes you look different, really cute!”
An unintended compliment is one that wasn’t meant to be a compliment at all. It may not have been meant as an insult either. It was probably just a statement or an action.
Narcissists do so much to pull people down. They criticize and insult and ignore and use. They say such cruel things and treat others like dirt. It doesn’t take long for some people to begin to believe the narcissist and think of themselves as inferior and unworthy.
But it might surprise you to realize that the narcissist gives you an unintended compliment every day. Whether he/she will admit it or not, you are…
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