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Narcissist husband is professional therapist

Sam Vaknin is the author of "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" and 8 other books about personality disorders and abuse in relationships with narcissists and psychopaths. He is the owner and moderator of support forums and the first person to have written about the Narcissistic Personality disorder (NPD) online (in 1997). He invented many of the terms currently used to describe the disorder and its effects on family, the workplace, and in various professions.

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Narcissist husband is professional therapist

Postby Chessiecat » Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:59 pm

My X is a therapist. Took me 25 years to recognize him as covert narciccist. I'm trying to move on with my life but the shock is so painful. I'm in no contact & have no desire towards him. Is there a significant difference in the damage from covert narc with excellent discuzing skills? I'm caught in such cognitive dissonance. Left doubting my own sanity.
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Re: Narcissist husband is professional therapist

Postby samvaknin » Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:41 pm

What is your question?

These may be of help - click on the links:

The Narcissist's Victims

http://vaksam.tripod.com/faq38.html

Victim Reactions to Abuse by Narcissists and Psychopaths

http://vaksam.tripod.com/personalitydisorders70.html

Mourning the Narcissist

http://vaksam.tripod.com/faq68.html

The Three Forms of Closure

http://vaksam.tripod.com/abuse17.html

Back to La-la Land

http://vaksam.tripod.com/journal78.html

The Spouse/Mate/Partner of the Narcissist

http://vaksam.tripod.com/faq6.html

Divorcing the Narcissist and the Narcissistic Psychopath - How Do I Get Rid
of Him?

http://vaksam.tripod.com/5.html

Traumas as Social Interactions

http://vaksam.tripod.com/trauma.html

How Victims are Affected by Abuse

http://vaksam.tripod.com/abusefamily21.html

How Victims are Affected by Abuse - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

http://vaksam.tripod.com/abusefamily22.html

How Victims are Affected by Abuse - Recovery and Healing

http://vaksam.tripod.com/abusefamily23.html

Rescue Fantasies - Surviving the Narcissist

http://vaksam.tripod.com/faq80.html

The Malignant Optimism of the Abused

http://vaksam.tripod.com/journal27.html

The Inverted Narcissist - Codependence and Relationships with Abusive
Narcissists

http://vaksam.tripod.com/faq66.html

Codependence and the Dependent Personality Disorder

http://vaksam.tripod.com/personalitydisorders22.html

The Dependent Patient - A Case Study

http://vaksam.tripod.com/personalitydisorders56.html

Danse Macabre - Trauma bonding and the Stockholm Syndrome

http://vaksam.tripod.com/abusefamily.html

The Cult of the Narcissist

http://vaksam.tripod.com/journal79.html

Narcissists and Personality disordered Mates, Spouses, and Partners

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/nar ... sages/5013

Projection and Projective Identification - Abuser in Denial

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/nar ... sages/5002

Approach-Avoidance Repetition Complex and Fear of Intimacy

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/nar ... sages/5000

Guilt? What guilt?

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/nar ... sages/4931

Narcissists, psychopaths, ***, and marital fidelity

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/nar ... sages/4920

The Narcissist or Psychopath Hates your Independence and Personal Autonomy

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/nar ... sages/4959

I miss him so much - I want him back!

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/nar ... sages/4934

Participate in discussions about Abusive Relationships - click on these
links:

https://plus.google.com/communities/116 ... 9927140499

http://www.runboard.com/bnarcissisticabuserecovery

http://thepsychopath.freeforums.org/

The Narcissistic Abuse Study List

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/narcissisticabuse/

The Toxic Relationships Study List

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/toxicrelationships

Abusive Relationships Newsletter

http://groups.google.com/group/narcissisticabuse/

Take care.

Sam

http://www.youtube.com/samvaknin (Narcissists, Psychopaths, Abuse)

http://www.narcissistic-abuse.com/mediakit.html (Sam Vaknin's Media Kit and
Press Room)

http://www.youtube.com/vakninmusings (World in Conflict and Transition)

http://www.youtube.com/vakninsays (Sayings of Wisdom and Inanity)

http://www.narcissistic-abuse.com (Malignant Self-love: Narcissism
Revisited)
Encyclopedia of Narcissism and Psychopathy:

http://www.narcissistic-abuse.com/siteindex.html

Buy 16 books or 3 video DVDs about narcissists, psychopaths, and abusive relationships - click on this link:

http://www.narcissistic-abuse.com/thebook.html
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