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The Perpetrator: A Mirror of Dread (Narcissus’s Reflection, The Narcissist's Mirror)

Coercive Control

A Guide to Coercive Control

Coercive Control: The narcissist's weapon of choice.

Coercive control is a strategic form of ongoing oppression and terrorism used to instill fear. The abuser will use tactics, such as monitoring all communication, as a controlling effort.

Delusional ideation, paranoia, and the need for uniqueness as mediators between two forms of narcissism and conspiracy beliefs

Narcissists’ proneness to conspiracy belief is partly driven by a desire to be unique and heightened paranoia


Narcissistic Abuse: Turns out, narcissists are more likely to post revenge porn online

It is a deadly cycle.

It is critical to know the red flags
narcissistic abuse experiences are.

The cycle of abuse. "Domestic" abusers repeat these four stages over and over, trapping victims.

Stop violence against women.

“Of all the life experiences 
and all the wisdom-
have never imagined any
of this could be of
reality - fictional
yes...however sadly it’s

If you or someone you care about is experiencing coercive control, there is help. The National Domestic Violence Hotline recognizes narcissistic abuse and trauma and is available 24/7 in more than 200 languages. Call 1-800-799-7233 to talk with an advocate.

Coercive control is the narcissist's number one weapon of choice.

"Defined by emotional volatility, a lack of empathy, and delusions of superiority and entitlement, Narcissistic Personality Disorder is linked with interpersonal exploitation, rage, and aggression, most often directed at family members. Making matters worse, narcissists compulsively deny their behavior and project it onto the people they hurt, and they frequently cultivate a likable or even do-gooder public persona that belies their ongoing abuses behind closed doors."


Emotional Abuse
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Intimate Partner Violence
The Freedom Grill
Intimate Partner Violence Awareness
Domestic Violence
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A very important article to read: Why domestic violence victims don’t leave