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The Narcissist in Your Life Podcast

The Narcissist in Your Life is a podcast hosted by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D., Licensed Psychotherapist, Author: Recovering and Healing After the Narcissist,  Freeing Yourself From the Narcissist in Your Life. The purpose and core of my clinical and psychotherapeutic work is providing those who have been psychologically, emotionally and financially harmed by toxic narcissistic personalities: narcissistic parents, siblings, spouses, ex-spouses, to recover, heal and transform their lives through specific strategies and practices that put the emphasis on embracing and loving your true original self. Teaching specific self care practices that access the calming, creative, restorative parts of your body/mind systems leads to your healing, recovery, personal transformation and the evolution of your true authentic self with the full use of your many creative gifts.

To learn specifically how to move forward on your journey of recovery and self transformation, purchase my current book eBook: Recovering and Healing After the Narcissist, available at Amazon::  

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Mar 1, 2019

Beneath the bravado, peripatetic confidence and nonchalance of the narcissist and his glorious series of personas and endless masks lies a bottomless well of psychological and emotional emptiness. This podcast refers to male and female narcissistic personalities.

Deep in the unconscious the narcissistic personality is badly damaged: desperate, lost, empty. There are no inner resources that provide the narcissist with calm feelings of contentment, solitude, soothing, inner peace. Long ago in early childhood the narcissist experienced deep wounds and deficits to his psyche. In place of authenticity the narcissist put on the clothing and masks of the false self. Charming, superficially confident, cunning, charismatic, the false self narcissist plays convincing roles that are believed and accepted. 

Despite all of his successes and triumphs, the narcissist beneath the surface of his masks, remains psychologically and emotionally empty, a bleak inner world devoid of feeling, empathy, attachment, humanness.

You make a decision to marry the narcissist and at first is like a fairy tale come true. Soon the complaints, litanies of criticisms, sarcastic, cutting remarks begin and are directed at you. 

As the psychological chasm widens, the darker more vicious aspects of the narcissist are revealed. 

You are in high gear, blaming yourself for the narcissist's rages and disappointment at you. You tell yourself multiple times that it is up to you to make him feel better, to ease his restless pain, to fill his cup of emptiness. But these wounds originated in early childhood and are completely entrenched. You cannot fill them and heal the narcissist's psychopathology.

Becoming keenly aware of the fullness, depth and beauty of your true self is the key to your personal transformation. 

Live and thrive in the parasympathetic mode, Take time to rest, relax, reflect each day. Exercise the way you enjoy it most. Get good sleep. Listen to soothing music. Enjoy the company of a few people with fine characters whom you trust. Eat high quality food and hydrate well. 

Know that you will free yourself, recover, restore, create and transform along your own pathway of the authentic self 

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