Victims Of Narcissistic Abuse Wanted
Are you or anyone you know a victim (or former victim) of narcissistic abuse?
If so, your help is wanted for a new book in which you may have your say. This book, entitled Victims Of Narcissists Speak Out, is an opportunity for you to share what you know about narcissistic abuse, your experiences, your knowledge, your advice and anything else you would like to share with the public so that they understand more about what victims go through, the devastating effects it has on the health of victims and things about narcissistic abuse that are not well known and which you would like more people to know about.
As a victim of narcissistic abuse you may be aware of tactics and techniques used by narcissists which are not common knowledge which you wish more people would understand - this book gives you the opportunity to explain to the public (and to mental health professionals) inside information about what really goes on between narcissists and their victims. I personally believe that is no-one better to provide information about narcissistic abuse than those who have experienced it themselves, especially long term.
After writing and publishing numerous articles and one ebook on the topic, I feel that writing a new book, Victims Of Narcissists Speak Out, is necessary to provide a better understanding to not just the general public and other victims but also to psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, counselors and anyone else in the mental health field. I feel that there is no-one better to inform them of what narcissistic abuse is, how it works, tactics and techniques used by narcissists and the negative and damaging effects it has on the health of victims mentally, physically and emotionally.
Unfortunately, as I have discovered myself, even when talking to mental health professionals, the term "mental abuse" is seldom recognized - that is, when I mention the term "mental abuse" they look at me with a blank stare not really understanding what it means or what it is, whereas if I say the term "emotional abuse" they are more accepting.
I want this to change. I want them to understand that mental abuse is a real phenomenon which can have devastating effects on the minds of those who are exposed to it. I see no better way of getting it across than to release a book in which victims can express themselves by explaining what was done to them and/or sharing their stories while revealing things about narcissism and what it entails which is not common knowledge - things that they have learned from direct experience which are not very well known or understood.
When describing the extremes of narcissistic abuse, many people who are unaware of it tend to take certain claims with a pinch of salt - the narcissists tactics and behaviours are so outrageous that the average person dismisses claims of abuse which gives the narcissist the defense of plausible denial - narcs know this and it's why they do what they do excessively.
This needs to change, people need to become more accepting of how narcissistic abuse works and how extreme it really is instead of not taking the claims of victims seriously enough. I believe that coming together and forming an army of (former) victims is a way of getting the details of our stories and experiences out there so that more people (including victims and health professionals) can understand the extremes of this form of abuse better, so that we can all be better prepared to deal with it when necessary.
So, if there are crafty tactics or secret techniques your narc used on you, this book will give you the opportunity to expose them. Or you may simply want to get your story out there for people to see or you may want to warn others to look out for certain behaviours you have picked up on.
Whatever your situation, if you are a victim (or former victim) of narc abuse, this book is an opportunity to express yourself and to explain what bothers you the most about your experiences with narcissism. If you want to get involved you can either comment on this article with the details of your story, or your advice, or abuse tactics used on you or anything else you feel relevant and which you would like to get out so that we can all understand NPD better.
Alternatively, you can message me privately through Facebook with any content you would like to have published in the book. Let's get together to form this army of survivors and get the truth about malignant narcissism out there, so that we can all understand it better and learn how to deal with it effectively.