How to apologize correctly. This is phrased in the context of marriage, but I think these rules of thumb are important for any kind of relationship with another human being. it's a harsh, but nice, reminder to be a better person.
Be proactive with your symptoms: be picky about the company you keep. "I'm very picky with whom I give my energy to. I prefer to reserve my time, intensity, and spirit exclusively to those who reflect sincerity.
The Blissful World Where the Narcissist Is Never To Blame
the toxic person. They live in a blissful world where nothing is ever their responsibility. When bad things happen, it is because the world is against them! When they are raging abuse at you, it is because YOU made them angry.
"no one ever got tired of loving. they got tired of waiting, assuming, hearing lies, saying sorry and hurting" . tired of being on the back burner, while dating someone else; tired of being laughed at; tired of being gaslighted.