Excellent post from fellow blogger, An Upturned Soul, about dealing with narcissistic wounds and how to understand and separate the wounds that we truly own versus the wounds that were assigned to us by our abusers.
When I first started blogging about my experience of Narcissists, I was hesitant in what I said. There were many reasons for my hesitancy, all of which were part of my personal wound. The major one being that I had spent so long trapped in silence that I wasn’t sure if I could speak out about it, I was doubtful that I had the voice, the words, to express myself.
In the past when I had tried to discuss these things I was shoved back into myself, told to shut up in one form or another by the world outside of me.
Sometimes those who wanted to silence me were Narcissists. Sometimes they were those who were not Narcissists but they were supporters of the Narcissists, fooled by them as I had once been fooled, buying into the neat and palatable reality which Narcissists know how to weave for their…
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