Gaslighting is a narcissist's tool to help confuse you. ***How do you keep your marriage when your spouse is doing this?*** I want a loving marriage, a long term marriage until death do us part, but my partner DOES THIS. She GASLIGHTS me. She DISRESPECTS me and MINIMIZES my feelings as inconsequential.
And my recently departed brother in law also said to smile and be nice because it will shit them off even more!
So true. All you have to do is sit back and watch their actions.
This is the idealization. It feels so wonderful and you can't believe how other women have not. 'Taken' this catch or just 'let themselves go'. Little do you truly realize that you are not quite that unique and special. Fairy tales usually are just that.
Don't force someone to make time for you. If they really want to, they will.
Psychopaths surround themselves with people who provide them with constant admiration, praise, gifts, and entertainment. You will find that ...