The little-known reasons why you need to leave the narcissist ASAP!

Let Me Reach with Kim Saeed

The effects of psychological and narcissistic abuse come with many devastating consequences, but there are two that almost no one knows about–unless they’re a doctor or neuroscientist.

In fact, these two outcomes may be the most destructive result of emotional trauma over the long-term and is an added reason why–if you have children with a narcissistic partner–you should try to leave as soon as reasonably possible.

By now, most of us know that repeated emotional trauma leads to both PTSD and C-PTSD, which should be reason enough to leave an abusive partner.  But, what many people don’t realize is that over time, these repeated emotional injuries shrink the hippocampus, which is responsible for memory and learning, while enlarging the amygdala, which houses primitive emotions such as fear, grief, guilt, envy, and shame.

Hippocampus basics

The hippocampus, which is Greek for “seahorse,” is a paired structure tucked inside each temporal lobe and…

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5 thoughts on “The little-known reasons why you need to leave the narcissist ASAP!

  1. Our mind noodles can be horrendously tripped up, although the damage can thankfully be healed. Learning to cope with emotional flashbacks? Kudos! Completely healing the inner child and restoring functionality to the whole? Count me in! We CAN heal, recover, and live a life of abundance and prosperity. C-PTSD is not the end of the road…

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      • I used to think the same, although now I’m no longer satisfied with managing (another term for coping) the issues surrounding C-PTSD. It’s been over a week since I’ve had an emotional flashback. I’ve been interacting with people out in the community, left and right without hindrance. Life is wonderful, beautiful, and sacred.

        Management? Nah – I’ll be leaving that life behind for good. Already here 🙂


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