This is Why It’s So Hard to Leave a Narcissist in a Toxic Relationship – The shocking reason why you haven’t already left the narcissist. Are you codependent in a toxic relationship with a narcissist or someone who has NPD? Are you tired of the gaslighting and drama and you’re ready to leave – but you don’t have the strength to do it? Or you’re afraid to leave the narcissist?

When you’re in a relationship with a narcissist or sociopath, it often looks nearly perfect from the outside, especially to people who aren’t aware of the dynamics that happen behind closed doors.

And most likely, you don’t want anyone to know how ugly your relationship really is on the inside. In this video, I’ll explain why this happens. Hint: think Stockholm Syndromecodependency – and feeling stuck.

Watch the video on YouTube

Take the Codependency Test

Are you co-dependent?

Are you codependent? Take this quiz and find out. Codependency is an excessive emotional or psychological reliance on a partner, most often a toxic one.

Do you ever have trouble making decisions in your relationship?

Yes, at least sometimes.

No, never.

Is it sometimes hard to figure out exactly WHAT you’re feeling?

Yes, at least some of the time.

No, never.

Do you worry about the abuser and what they will do without you? Do you feel like they NEED you and feel guilty about the idea of staying away?

Yes, at least some of the time.

No, never.

Even though you can communicate well enough with some people, do you have trouble communicating in your relationship?

Yes, at least some of the time.

No, never.

Do you care more about the opinions of others than yourself?

Yes, at least some of the time.

No, never.

Do you need the approval of your partner or another person to feel “okay” with yourself?

Yes, at least some of the time.

No, never.

Do you struggle to trust yourself?

Yes, at least some of the time.

No, never.

Do you have low self-esteem?

Yes, at least some of the time.

No, never.

Do you worry about being abandoned by someone in your life?

Yes, at least some of the time.

No, never.

Do you feel responsible for everything that goes wrong?

Yes, at least some of the time.

No, never.

 

http://queenbeeing.com/heres-whats-stopping-you-from-leaving-a-narcissist-toxic-relationship-rehab/ By Angela Atkinson