NARCISSISM

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NARCISSISM
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Wed, 04-25-2012 - 9:17am

I was divorced 7 months ago.

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Registered: 06-17-2006
In reply to: tamer2
Wed, 04-25-2012 - 5:23pm
yes, abusive men have many traits of narcissism - it IS ALL about them.
Yes gaslighting is another tactic of abuser.
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/power-in-relationships/200905/are-you-being-gaslighted

But also important to know that though abuser can do the same thing as a narcissistic person, the underlying abuse is due to power and control.
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/domestic_violence_abuse_types_signs_causes_effects.htm#understanding