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On Leaving Your Mother, Part I: Letter to a Narcissist's Daughter

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It is the apex of self-care to remove yourself from the presence of a person actively opposed to your happiness. And it is the path to wholeness.

Be brave and be well,

Misty

Edited by Jody Smith

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Anonymous

Thankyou Misty!
great article!
I have a Narc sister, whom I have cut all ties with.So, I understand ,from a slightly different point of view.
My sister has always been jealous of me,a final straw was no support during cancer treatment, from her,then she started one of her classic angry, voilotile fights with me, after Dad died, I got anxiety and decided to just keep away.
A relationship with. A narc will never work.Ever.
I know how strong you have had to be.I know how narcs ruin relationships with other family members and friends who get sucked in by them.
They are controlling, manipulative, conniving and impossible to have a healthy relationship with.
Thanks for being brave and speaking up.Great article.

September 3, 2015 - 4:38pm
HERWriter (reply to Anonymous)

Hi, 

Thank you for reading. Relationships are difficult even when both parties are 100% invested in a loving outcome — impossible when only one person plays by the rules.

Thanks for sharing your story.

September 6, 2015 - 7:19am
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