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Challenges of Healing After Narcissistic Abuse

Updated: Oct 28, 2022

Colorful image of broken heart represents challenges of healing after narcissistic abuse

Challenges of Healing After Narcissistic Abuse

Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert

Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine

The challenges of healing after narcissistic abuse are among the most tormenting struggles any person could ever have to face. Narcissistic abuse is confusing, senseless, unfair, and inhumane. It uproots our lives in the most agonizing possible way.

While we are left saddled with guilt, depression, fear, anxiety, and hopelessness, it seems our abusers go on with their lives without a care in the world. That feels so unfair. We want them to suffer for what they have done to us. Many survivors wish their abuser would just drop dead. That is understandable.

Though it appears they are enjoying their lives, it is nothing but a facade; they are actors. Narcissists cannot change who they are. They don't experience happiness or love; they just live the monotonous, spiritless life of parasites, forever searching for hosts to feed on.

You are not stuck in a personal nightmare the way your abuser is. You can heal, change your life and create your own dreams.

The challenge of narcissistic abuse was put before you in the most obvious way. As a result of the abuse you suffered,all the issues you must personally deal with in order to live your best life have floated up to the surface; every one so acute you cannot look away or deny them. That is a gift. This is not happening to you, it is happening for you.

By contrast, many people go through life never experiencing challenges that reveal their undeniable issues. One issue piles upon th