Today, I want to address the topic of whether you should be afraid of the narcissist because when we come to the realization that we are dealing with a narcissist, A few negative emotions arise: anger, shame, and fear are just a few. What we need to be mindful of is not to let those negative emotions become us. We should not wallow in those negative emotions for too long because it hinders the healing process. But today there is someone in the spotlight. Because I know for some people, narcissists can make you feel uneasy and unsure of yourself, or their very presence can give you a sickening feeling in your stomach, but it’s about recognizing evil and staying away from it. It’s not a cue to start being afraid.
The narcissist wants you to be afraid. Remember the feed of these negative emotions. Your fear of them makes them stronger. There is a very powerful emotion that can affect the way we see life and impact the decisions that we make. On our journey of learning about narcissism and healing from narcissistic abuse, this is an emotion that may arise within us from time to time, but it’s important that we do not allow it to take over when it comes to dealing with the narcissist in our lives. Neither should we allow it to stagnate the healing process.
Instead of fear, what we need is courage and wisdom when it comes to dealing with and responding to narcissists. Because narcissists want you to respect and fear them. If you admire them, you make them significant. If you fear them, make them significant. You don’t want to make them significant; you do not want to give them that power. If you are afraid of someone, it means you’ve handed over your power to them.
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