Saying Nothing to Tell You Everything

The Silent Treatment. One of our most potent methods of manipulation. Whether it is a present silent treatment where we talk to everyone else around you but not you or whether it is an absent silent treatment where we disappear and cannot be found or contacted, we know that this is highly effective. It does […]

Where Has He Gone?

  The relationship had hit a rocky patch, albeit describing it as such would actually understate the manner in which our relationship has progressed as of late. It would be more accurate to describe it as a series of peaks and troughs. The devaluation began and the unpleasant behaviour has worsened. There have been peaks […]

Six Silent Soul Destroyers

The use of and imposition of silence are two of the most powerful weapons in our abusive arsenal. Silence is easy to deploy and horrendously effective in securing our aims of compliance, control and fuel. 1. My silence is always meaningful You may sit quietly because you have no need to say anything. You may […]

Has The Narcissist Disengaged Or Is It A Silent Treatment?

    I am often asked how somebody is able to distinguish between being subjected to a silent treatment or whether they have been disengaged from (discarded in old money) ? ย There are clear similarities between the two and of course, they are both instances which are common in respect of the narcissistic dynamic between […]