The 7 Sayings Upon Cessation


1. After everything that I have done for you.

How can you leave me after everything that I have done for you? I gave you the world and now you have thrown back in my face. I of course only gave you everything because I wanted something from you. I did not give you my all because I loved you. I gave you so much because I wanted everything from you and I was so close to taking everything from you. Now that you are trying to escape me, you are suggesting that I have failed and that I am not brilliant nor magnificent and I cannot stand for that to be the case. I want to blackmail you into staying. All that I gave you were not gifts, they were bribes and now it is time for you to earn them, so you had better damn well stay.

2. But we belong together.

We do belong together because I own you. I bought you with my false affection and dishonest love. I attached you to me and bound you in chains that are long and thick and you dare try to cast off those shackles. I do not know where you end and I begin. You thought that was romantic the first time I told it you but I was actually telling you a rare truth. You and I are one because you are subsumed into what I am, I consume you, I envelope you and I control you. You cannot walk away from me now because we are too enmeshed, too attached and too conjoined. You are tearing me in half. There is no you. You gave that up when you allowed yourself to be drawn towards me and bound so tight to me that you became part of me. What has been joined together can now not be undone.

3. I will die without you.

You cannot leave me because if you do you shall surely tear my poor heart from out of me. That is suitably dramatic and is designed to pull on your heartstrings even though I am telling you that this is how brutal and heartless you are in trying to end our relationship. I cannot allow this to happen because I have not finished my seduction of your replacement and if you go now you will take away my precious fuel before the new source has come online. This will leave me panicked, chaotic and driven into a frenzy in order to gather fuel from other sources, if I am able to that is. If I cannot I will no longer exist and it is all because of your selfish, wicked behaviour. How can you cut me down like this? How can you slay me in such a callous fashion? Heartless harpy, seditious slattern and callous crone that you are.

4. I cannot help what I do.

You cannot leave me just because of what I have done and what I have not done. How is that fair? I thought you were a fair person, open-minded and caring, are you not? I doubt it now as you are intent from getting away from me and all because of the way I have treated you. Look I am sorry, really I am, but I cannot help it. You make me that way with the things that you do. No, I am not trying to push the blame on to you, I am explaining it to you if you would at least listen to me. How can I explain that it is just something that happens when you are walking away from me? I never intended for it to happen you know, it just happens and you should be the one apologising to me because you make me lose my temper with your control and the games you play,you are doing it now you fucking bitch, I hate you, do you hear me? I hate you. It is your fault. Not mine. I can’t help it.

5. Why do you want to spoil everything?

I really do not understand you at times. I mean, what do you have to complain about? We live in a beautiful house, you have an expensive car, a platinum Amex and I let you do whatever you want but still it is never enough is it? Yes, I know I sometimes i have to lay down the law but if I didn’t you would spend us out of existence. Do you know how hard I have had to work to build all of this? It doesn’t just spring up overnight and I did it for us. You have used me. I welcome you into my life and this is how you repay me by spoiling our idyllic life. You would be nothing without me, do you know that? You have a fantastic life, all provided by me, there are hundreds of other women who would give their right arm to be with someone like me and you are going to throw it all away and leave. I knew there was something not right with you, you need help,you are insane. Ask anyone and they will agree with me.

6. Who will help me now?

You cannot leave me, who else is going to help me? I have kept you here under figurative lock and key, a virtual prisoner in your own home because not only do I need you to fuel me but I need you to mother me. That was the agreement when we got together. I would feed you false love and fraudulent gratitude and in return you would cook for me, clean this house, wash my clothes, cut my toenails and wash my hair. You would wait on me hand and foot and be at my beck and call. I cannot do all of these things on my own and I haven’t got the energy to find someone at such notice with you leaving. You are such an awful person, to leave me like this, especially when I am ill. Who on earth does that to someone? You should think of others and not just yourself you selfish cow.

7. Don’t go, I will change. I promise.

You really are going to go aren’t you? Good Lord, I didn’t see that coming. I thought you were good for another six months of abuse and mistreatment before you somehow plucked up the courage to try and escape me. I don’t like to admit it but you have caught me out and now I am concerned, I can feel the control slipping away from me and I have to get it back, I have to stop you. A crack around the face has worked in the past but something in your eyes tells me that even giving you a good hiding won’t stop you going, even if you have to crawl out of that front door. I know, I will throw myself on your mercy. You will like that. You have always been trying to save me, well here is your chance. I will change. I will get help. Just please do not go. Of course I mean it. I will do anything to stop you going and taking my precious fuel away from me and making me look a fool in front of all my adoring admirers. I cannot have that happen so yes, I will get some treatment, I know I have done wrong and this time, more than ever, I will change. I swear it on the lives of anyone who springs to mind so it seems like I really mean it. Of course I don’t, why should I change? The only thing that will change is my primary source of fuel but that is not ready yet so you need to stay. Please. I will change. Don’t go.

16 thoughts on “The 7 Sayings Upon Cessation

  1. Queen3 says:

    I’m reading all these and it speaks to the primary source…what if you are the secondary source of a mid-ranger? Are there ever two secondary sources or does one become tertiary? What does the discard look like for those sources and are they typically hoovered again?

    1. HG Tudor says:

      There can several secondary sources – see the book Fuel. There is no such thing as a discard. A secondary source’s treatment depends on various factors, one of which is whether the source is intimate or non-intimate, you do not specify which you are referring to.

  2. NarcAngel says:

    I heard: “I cant help what I am”

    Just realizing now that if hes a Mid and doesnt know what he is that him saying that wouldnt make sense. Unless it was just a pity play and he meant bastard. I’ll go with bastard cause thers no way hes a Greater. But………..there was also that time I texted: Narc Narc whos there to 3 of them. Only he replied with: good one and started a conversation. Hmmm.

  3. Yanki says:

    Well done

  4. Karma says:

    So damn true it hearts my soul!
    Fog clearing up thanks to HG.
    He is now only a bad memory… never ever will he get close to me again.
    So strange but good feeling when suddenly it all make sense again! I found all my answers thanks HG. Finally I get it!!! I mean really get it!!!! The last Hoover was absurd .. and I just had to laugh. He is desperate now since the fuel is gone, the “new supply” don’t deliver… so glad I got detoxing a la HG before I got sucked in. I really thought he would never try to come back.. but now I lived throug it and I am laughing and I AM FREE. The wounds are still present but instead of focusing on him.. I treat MY wounds he caused and slowly but firmly getting my life back.
    The hoovers now ONLY confirms what he is… and even that I sense the desperation in him .. I have nothing left to give.
    Trust me .. all of you newbies here… it does work … HG thank you!!!!

    1. Anon says:

      I don’t understand why we are the “victims” and why we “survive”. I enjoyed the pain and I thrived! It’s an experience each time and I get stronger with each abuse and mistreatment. I used to pick fights right from the start and waited for the reaction. Don’t get me wrong, I’m hurt, I’m heartbroken. Went through the initial depression (which didn’t last long at all).

      I only ever get infatuated with people and never fall in love. So have never felt anything my whole life. Even my narc ex-bfs and ex-husband couldn’t understand why they could never break me, usually I walked out of their lives unscathed. Usually before they’re willing to let go. But this one – he somehow made me so infatuated with him that he could actually cause me pain. For the first time I feel and I thrived. I don’t want to give him any credit but I don’t see myself as a victim and I enjoyed it. Shame I’m nothing to him. I would’ve thoroughly enjoyed him being with me a lot more. I suppose I’m not really fuel to him if I’m enjoying the mistreatment so much! He’s not done with me yet but as he’s unwilling to use me as his primary fuel source (sorry I don’t know all the terms) – I’ve cut him out of my life. Shame.

  5. I gave you $1000 and this is how you repay me?
    Just wait until I calm down.
    You’re a selfish, vindictive bitch.
    I still love you – after everything you’ve put me through.
    Don’t ever contact me again.

    All in one conversation.

    1. HG Tudor says:

      I do not doubt it.

      1. He was trying to find the hook and he didn’t succeed – thus, I haven’t heard from him again.

    2. NarcAngel says:

      Party of one takes on a whole new meaning there lol.

  6. Siobhan G. says:

    Excellent explanations….the image of him walking off into the sunset, is brilliant…a not quite the end story!

  7. Ms brown says:

    yikes, HG… I was the one saying those things… wtf?

    1. foolme1time says:

      You were saying them with heart, feeling , and emotions! He was saying them for fuel! Big difference Ms Brown!🌻

  8. Sarah says:

    Cut your toenails?
    That’s the FIRST thing I go for. If a man won’t let me cut his toenails, then I know the sex is going to be crap.

    1. Shannon says:

      Not necessarily. My current narc is the best sex I’ve ever had, and he won’t let me touch his toenails. I’ve only had 3 sexual partners however.

  9. Scout says:

    Painful but necessary reading. Thanks for the insight, HG.

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