5 Reasons Why You Still Love the Narcissist

5 Reasons Why You Still Love the Narcissist


Today’s question asks if you are in a romantic relationship with a narcissist that ends, why you still love the narcissist? We see this happens quite a bit.

So here I’m only talking about a romantic relationship that terminated like a permanent separation or a divorce but could also be like a dating relationship that ended, and I think some of these could also apply even if somebody’s still with the narcissist.

Toxic relationships share some similarities with addiction, explains Ellen Biros, a therapist in Suwanee, Georgia, who specializes in helping people recover from abusive relationships.

“The relationship is intoxicating. There is intermittent reinforcement, and there is a great deal of shame and guilt about the relationship,” Biros says.

You know the relationship wasn’t healthy. You’re aware they mistreated you. But you still can’t shake your memories of how you felt in the beginning and the good times you had.

These memories might lead you to crave their company and feel like you’d do anything to earn their love and approval again.

Abuse is often deeply traumatizing, and the healing process can take some time.

 But again, these are mostly designed around why does somebody still love the narcissist, even though they’re not with them anymore. So here I’ll be covering five reasons that you still love the narcissist.

The top 5 Reasons Why You Still Love the Narcissist

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