For sure, and I believe that many inverse narcissists, like me, can get caught up in relationships with narcissists, because, rather than seeing the behavior as a set of symptoms, they are taken as relatively healthy responses to the way that we are. So we then make ourselves wrong and bad; we take up the slack; we try to fix. When the nature of the mental illness in the system is clear, then there can be more choice about actions take, like leaving.

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