His parents had been married for 25 years, he was on his way up in a very promising career and I felt like I was living a fairytale.Seth told me all of the things that I wanted to hear and showered me with poems, flowers, shopping sprees, and vacations.
My friends and family stood by in awe as this modern day Prince Charming wooed me and everyone around me.While there were red flags, the good outweighed the bad in the first few years and I swept my concerns under the rug and left them there.In a six-year period of time, I had been reduced to a shell of my former self.When I looked in the mirror, I was ashamed of the fake life that we were living.The words seemed to jump off of the page, “Narcissistic Personality Disorder.” To my naÃ¯ve mind, it was thrilling to have a name for the hell that I was living. My therapist went on to explain that NPD is not curable and that, in fact, most mental health professionals will not treat those with this personality disorder.
Her next words stung, “You either learn to live with this or you leave.
I described Seth’s lack of remorse and his inability to show empathy.
I explained that I had never felt so alone and unloved in my life.
These things often lead to a sense of entitlement as Reece Witherspoon displayed during her husband’s DUI arrest.
Related Link: Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth Arrested and Jailed for DUI and Disorderly Conduct When it comes to the business world, narcissists are generally successful individuals.
What better place for a narcissist to be than in the limelight?