Nothing is worse than being in a relationship with someone that is using you for their own gains, emotionally abusing you, and all the while professing their love for you to the world. Only to later leave you and paint you as the villain .. loving a narcissist sucks.
Quote on abuse: Survivors of any and all abuse become very good at anticipating moods of others, looks, actions, all of it in an effort to survive. Believing that if we can be agreeable, be compliant and loving, do things how they want, that we will be safe. This becomes our way of live." - Darlene Ouimet. www.HealthyPlace.com
What Abuse Survivors Don’t Know: Ten Life-Changing Truths to Embrace on the Healing Journey
That spark in me never died. It may have dwindled to a dim light, but it can't be put out. My light is to shine upon others, but I must always remember-it is MINE and mine alone. No one can take that from me.
ABUSE SURVIVORS. Most survivors are cope-aholics people who cope with whatever is thrown at them without reliance on others. They do not seek sympathy for their pain and feel undeserving if it is offered. They are especially adverse to sympathy from others. Renee Fredrickson Repressed Memories: A Journey to Recovery from Sexual Abuse #survivors #childsexualabuse #reneefredrickson #repressedmemories #coping #quote #selfreliance #dontdeserveit #unworthy
Mother - It's because of you ... many of my best years were stolen - spent on always trying to earn your love and affection while the whole time you were sucking me emotionally and psychologically dry. I wish I knew then what I know now. ~ Aoife Quinn "It's because of you that I wasted so many years feeling worthless. You STOLE those years from me."