Today’s topic is about something that I know so many of us have struggled with for years on end when dealing with a narcissist. And it really doesn’t matter who exactly the narcissist is in your life because they all use this form of manipulation. So, it could be your spouse or your significant other, your sibling, your parent, your coworker, or your boss.
Today we are talking about the infuriating, the frustrating, the crazy-making word salad, the narcissist’s favorite vehicle for communicating.
For those of you who may have never heard of the term word salad, let me explain exactly what that is, and what it means? Word solid is a term that people in this community came up with to describe the patterns of communication and the styles of using language or the styles and patterns of conversations that all narcissists use. Maybe you’ve never heard the term but if you have had a relationship with a narcissist, then there’s no doubt in my mind that you are acutely aware, that when you have had a conversation with this person, things never seem to get resolved or you come away more frustrated and more confused than you were before you even had the conversation, to begin with.
Maybe, after the conversation you suddenly have taken accountability for something that you originally thought was the narcissist’s fault or after the conversation somehow you feel sorry for the narcissist or you feel guilty for something you hadn’t felt guilty for before the conversation. Welcome to the world of word salad.
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