Yeap. What it comes down to is your actions in the end. As the saying goes actions speak louder than words. We can make careful plans if needed to to end relationships we do not wish to stay in. Start making plans for the life you want to have after that person is no longer a part of your life. This will make you stronger. Feel the fear, but do it anyway--carefully and with the help of others. If you give up, nothing will change.
...especially when someone or someone's is affected by narcissism, they have it or are aiding & abetting by their co-dependence. In the end this is all about what my recovery is about, realizing I don't have to pay attention to everyone who demands it. It's ok for me to say "you're hurting me with your words" and then to walk away. CLICK HERE for more life, love, friendship and inspiring quotes!
My children need to learn this, unfortunately because I grew up sooo poor and without, I find that i over-compensate and want them to have all the things I missed out on... Silly me, all they really need is my love, time, a hug everyday and my attention❤