Have you ever wondered why your relationship is not working, no matter how much you try to fix it? Feeling confused and delusional? I will share my experience. I have been with different types of narcissists all my life. The worst kind of narcissist is the covert narcissist. My narcissist is a Gynecologist by profession.
The Destructive Phases of an Empath’s Relationship With a Narcissist
The Narcissist and the Empath: A Toxic Attraction - PairedLife - Relationships
The dance between the narcissist and the empath resembles a parasitic relationship. Motivated by the desire to seek love and to heal the wounded narcissist, the empath becomes the perfect host to the parasitic narcissist. Often times, the narcissist remains in power and the empath feels victimized and powerless. Once the parasite has used up all the resources from the host, it moves on to a new host.
The Narcissist and the Empath: A Toxic Attraction
I get emails all the time from concerned readers stating that they have been manipulated by someone that claims to be aligned with them spiritually, only to discover they had a hidden agenda. When I was 19, I fell in love with a guy that ran a local meditation centre. I fell into a dangerous trap of ignoring my intuition that lasted for 10 years.
As it turns out, there is a category of person whom the narcissist will be drawn to, and who makes the perfect bedfellow. Bring on the Empath aka Codependent and Echoist. They are the types who will help grannies across the street, work for charities, become social campaigners fighting for the underdog. Kind, strong, optimistic and dynamic — all of these qualities scream narcissistic fuel to the ravenous narcissist. People-pleasers with weak boundaries, they are open to exploitation and often end up in relationships in which they do all the giving but do not either look after their own needs or ensure that these are met.