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5 Steps To Getting Closure After A Relationship With A Narcissist

Feb 26, 2023

Ending a relationship with a narcissist can be a challenging and emotionally draining experience. Narcissists often have a way of making their partners feel trapped, confused, and emotionally drained. But once the relationship ends, the real work begins. You may feel like you are left with a void that is hard to fill, and you might wonder how you will ever be able to find closure.

Fortunately, there are steps you can take to find closure after a relationship with a narcissist. Here are some tips to help you move on:

  1. Acknowledge your feelings

It is normal to experience a wide range of emotions after a breakup with a narcissist. You may feel angry, sad, hurt, or betrayed. The first step towards finding closure is to acknowledge and accept these feelings. Don't try to push them away or deny them. Instead, allow yourself to feel them and process them in a healthy way.

  1. Seek support

Going through a breakup with a narcissist can be a lonely experience. It is essential to seek support from friends, family, or a therapist who can offer you emotional support and guidance. Having someone to talk to can help you process your emotions and move forward with your life.

  1. Cut off contact

Cutting off all contact with your ex-narcissist is crucial for finding closure. Narcissists often try to maintain control and keep their ex-partners in their lives. Avoid any temptation to reach out to them, and block them on all social media platforms. This will help you move on and prevent them from exerting any further influence over you.

  1. Practice self-care

Practicing self-care is an important part of finding closure after a relationship with a narcissist. Take care of your physical and emotional well-being by getting enough sleep, eating healthily, and exercising regularly. Engage in activities that make you feel good about yourself, such as reading a book, taking a bubble bath, or spending time with friends.

  1. Learn from the experience

One of the most important things you can do after a relationship with a narcissist is to learn from the experience. Take time to reflect on the relationship and the dynamics that existed between you and your ex-partner. Consider what you could have done differently, and what you want in a healthy relationship moving forward.

In conclusion, finding closure after a relationship with a narcissist can be a challenging process. But by acknowledging your feelings, seeking support, cutting off contact, practicing self-care, and learning from the experience, you can move forward with your life and find happiness once again. Remember, you are not alone, and healing takes time, but it is possible.

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