"Unconditional love doesn't mean you have to unconditionally accept bad behaviors." Don't let loved ones treat you badly and that means parents, siblings, offspring, extended family and long term friends.
I only sought recovery when my family stopped enabling me. I was told I had no home to come back to while I was in detox. It lead to the decision to move 1000 miles away from home for rehab. Best decision of my life.
25 Common Misconceptions of a Narcissist Yep, my spouse enables their bad behavior. When I point it out he becomes enraged, so I am forced to look on and receive. Maltreatment by biting my tongue over and over again.
I stopped enabling and I don't give my permission to the storm of her Narcissism to come into my life anymore. I don't accept invitations for arguments or listen to tall tales, lies, or self pity anymore.