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Ways by which narcissists punish you in relationship

Updated On May 06, 2023 05:42 PM IST
  • From creating menace to being disrespectful, here are a few classic narcissist moves that can make a relationship toxic.
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Narcissists refer to people who have excessive admiration and interest in themselves. However, when you are in a relationship with a narcissist, it can sometimes get tricky with them. Psychologist Ramani Durvasula addressed this and pointed out the ways by which narcissists choose to punish their partners in case of a difficult situation or a conflict in a relationship. Sometimes, this is not limited to a conflict – it can become a regular thing or a habit in a relationship.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 06, 2023 05:42 PM IST

Narcissists refer to people who have excessive admiration and interest in themselves. However, when you are in a relationship with a narcissist, it can sometimes get tricky with them. Psychologist Ramani Durvasula addressed this and pointed out the ways by which narcissists choose to punish their partners in case of a difficult situation or a conflict in a relationship. Sometimes, this is not limited to a conflict – it can become a regular thing or a habit in a relationship.(Unsplash)

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Withholding information and feelings and keeping their partners in the dark is a classic narcissist move. They also find pleasure in not giving out explanations and seeing the partner confused. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Withholding information and feelings and keeping their partners in the dark is a classic narcissist move. They also find pleasure in not giving out explanations and seeing the partner confused. (Unsplash)

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A narcissist also sometimes chooses to become rageful and have a burst of anger. This leads to the other person walking on eggshells around them and creating a sense of fear and control. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A narcissist also sometimes chooses to become rageful and have a burst of anger. This leads to the other person walking on eggshells around them and creating a sense of fear and control. (Unsplash)

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Being passive aggressive and disrespectful to their partner is also something that a narcissist finds pleasure in doing to punish them. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Being passive aggressive and disrespectful to their partner is also something that a narcissist finds pleasure in doing to punish them. (Unsplash)

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Sometimes a narcissist can also resort to making public humiliation and letting out secret information about their partner, making them feel exposed. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sometimes a narcissist can also resort to making public humiliation and letting out secret information about their partner, making them feel exposed. (Unsplash)

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Ruining the reputation of their partner to others by sharing false information is also another classic narcissist move. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ruining the reputation of their partner to others by sharing false information is also another classic narcissist move. (Unsplash)

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A narcissist can sometimes create the sense of danger by maintaining a chronic threat, that also involves stalking. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A narcissist can sometimes create the sense of danger by maintaining a chronic threat, that also involves stalking. (Unsplash)

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