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30 Common And Manipulative Lies A Narcissist Tells To Control You


Narcissus. A tale of a man so enchanted by his own reflection, that he fell deeply in love with it and drowned in an attempt to reach it.

Narcissism is a psychological disorder, a mental condition which makes a person perceive themselves as a superior human being. A ruler of the world. An actual God, if you will.

Their sense of entitlement is making them blind to the cold-hearted truth that in reality, they’re nothing more than mere mortals.

However, if there’s anything that narcissists are extremely good at, it’s keeping their victims quiet and obedient. Narcissists are easily recognized by their alluring charisma, fake kindness and tender words that eventually turn into the most vicious, manipulation tricks and wicked lies.

So, in order to protect yourself and prevent anything from happening, here are 30 common and brutal lies that a narcissist will tell you in order to keep you hostage. If you hear any of these phrases, run like the wind!

1. “Believe me, I’ve changed (I will change, I promise).”

2. “Oh, just stop it. Do you listen to yourself? You are clearly overreacting.”

3. “I swear to you, I’m a faithful husband. (I’ve never cheated on you)”

4. “You are behaving like a complete lunatic. You are crazy. And you are making me angry.”

5. “You would be alone and miserable if it weren’t for me. You are lucky I’m here.”

6. “Everything’s your fault. Look at what you’ve done. If you stop getting on my nerve, I wouldn’t do ____. As long as you behave/act normal I won’t do____.”

7. “You just do what I told you to do, and we won’t have a problem.”

8. “If you stayed home all day, why isn’t ____ done? What were you doing all day? I said I needed it done until I come home.”

9. “I gave you everything. And what have you done for me? Nothing.”

10. “All I ever hear from you is ‘want, want, want’.” – An attack is the best defense, don’t you think?

11. “Why are you doing this? Don’t you love me?”

12. “You are in grateful, lazy an irresponsible. If I ‘m not around to make things right, you would never last a day.”

13. “You have no idea how blessed you are to have, do you? You are a nobody without me! Keep that in your tiny little brain.”

14. “You might not see it now, but this is all for your own good.”

15. “You are just a weak and insecure person. Believe me, you need me.”

16. “You don’t have to go to work. I make more money than you, anyway.”

17. “Do you ever look in the mirror? I think you should go on a diet. And you better do it sooner.”

18. “Stop whining. You have a great life here with me. What more do you want?”

19. “Any other woman would behave much better than you do. You are useless.”

20. “What’s wrong with you? Were you dropped on your head or something? You can’t do anything right!”

21. “You are one pathetic, spoiled, ungrateful brat.”

22. “If you think that I’m going to deal with this, you are wrong.”

23. “Everything I do is for our own good. And you? You can’t even communicate. You are constantly crying and whining. Suck it up!”

24. “You are distant. You don’t give me any affection.”

25. “You are completely worthless. You are just wasting my time.”

26. “I’m only here out of pity. You would never make it without me.”

27. “If you ever dare to leave this house, I swear to you, I will make your life a living hell. You’ll pay for everything!”

28. “You are very lucky to have me, nobody likes you.”

29. “If you try to leave or do anything to me, I’ll hurt myself, I swear. You know that you’ll be responsible for that, right?”

30. “Your paranoia is destroying our relationship.”

Stephanie Reeds


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