Narcissistic Abuse Destroys your Vocabulary and Linguistic skills

As a direct result of surviving extreme levels of stress in a narcissistic relationship, you may experience functional brain damage, which may lead to the loss of your once-perfect linguistic skills. Reading, writing, speaking, and language comprehension can become really difficult tasks to perform. Your vocabulary may also shrink, and you may not have the same number of words at your disposal as you had in the past. You knew you had a dense vocabulary, but now you fail to express small processes and small things because you are always looking for the perfect word. You know it is in there, but you can’t seem to access it. Why is that? Well, there is brain trauma responsible for all of this, and that is what we are going to understand and learn how to reverse in today’s episode.

In today’s episode, we are going to talk about how narcissistic abuse causes linguistic trauma. Narcissistic abuse gives you linguistic trauma; it destroys your vocabulary, your reading, writing, and comprehension skills. If that sounds interesting, please make sure to subscribe before we begin because, as I always say, your subscription to the channel helps spread awareness about narcissistic abuse.

Cognitive functional difficulties, such as not being able to live in the present moment, not being able to focus on a given task, having difficulty remembering and recalling things, experiencing brain fog and memory gaps, having difficulty comprehending things, and remembering words, are a collective lived experience of all survivors of narcissistic abuse. But these are just the symptoms of a bigger problem, the bigger problem called functional brain damage, which every survivor of chronic abuse and chronic stress faces and experiences.

What does brain damage mean? What do we mean by brain damage in this context? Because brain damage is a big term to use, it can mean many things. Its literal definition is damage to the brain, and people think about physical damage whenever they hear brain damage. The surprising thing is that it’s not the physical damage that happens to our brain, even though our brain changes itself anatomically. The narcissist never hits you on the head; in most cases, that never happens. So the physical damage is not what you experience; you experience functional brain damage. Well, what does that mean? That simply means your brain stops functioning the way it normally should and starts functioning for one purpose, and can you guess what that is? To keep you alive, to survive. These various aspects of functional brain damage have many aspects.

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