This is an excellent site for people who can relate. Link verified - Sanctuary for the Abused: THE SMEAR CAMPAIGN - Hallmark of a Narcissist or Sociopath Narcissistic abuse hurts we can heal loves this Pin Thanks Abuse
A narcissist paints a picture of themselves as being the victim or innocent in all aspects. They will be offended by the truth. But what is done in the dark will come to light. Time has a way of showing people true colors.
This is just the most accurate way to describe how/why the smear campaign begins. So very accurate! Surviving an emotionally abusive mother with narcissistic personality disorder and an enabling father and siblings
Covert narcissists are harder to spot and usually masquerade as nice people.but they cannot hide the aggression for long. Twisting your words, making trouble. projection, and torturing you by reliving past relationships are just a few things they do.
The problem with a lot of abusive relationships is that the “abused” becomes unaware that he or she is "in an abusive relationship. They become completely unaware of the power dynamic within the relationship and how it is being used to control them." - good article linked