I am reblogging Pastor Dave’s Narcissistic Friday post because I needed this so much right now. I did a very stupid thing today. I reached out to an extremely malignant narcissistic relative of mine, after years of peaceful No Contact. I was lured in with a wonderful sweet card that she sent. And I was hoping, you know, that something might have changed. Nope! Gaslighting. Projecting. Denial and soul killing LIES. I almost feel gutted.
Thank you, Pastor Dave, for being so AWESOME.
It’s Narcissist Friday!
Jesus said that those who belong to Him would know the truth and the truth would set them free. Most of us have been taught that refers to the freedom that comes with our salvation, freedom from condemnation and the bondage of sin. Of course, that’s true, but don’t we want freedom in our daily struggles? The hope of glory is truly a blessing, but the day by day pain of dealing with narcissists and abusers can make us forget about what is coming someday.
In fact, Jesus took this further. Just a few verses later, He tells the people that when the Son sets someone free, that person is “free indeed.” So, maybe this isn’t just for future hope. Maybe this does mean something in the here and now.
So, what truth? Learning the truth about the narcissistic behavior of the abuser in your life has…
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