Amazing Article On How Your Brain is Damaged by Nacissistic Abuse!

Let Me Reach with Kim Saeed

The effects of psychological and narcissistic abuse come with many devastating consequences, but there are two that almost no one knows about–unless they’re a doctor or neuroscientist.

In fact, these two outcomes may be the most destructive result of emotional trauma over the long-term and is an added reason why–if you have children with a narcissistic partner–you should try to leave as soon as reasonably possible.

By now, most of us know that repeated emotional trauma leads to both PTSD and C-PTSD, which should be reason enough to leave an abusive partner.  But, what many people don’t realize is that over time, these repeated emotional injuries shrink the hippocampus, which is responsible for memory and learning, while enlarging the amygdala, which houses primitive emotions such as fear, grief, guilt, envy, and shame.

Hippocampus basics

The hippocampus, which is Greek for “seahorse,” is a paired structure tucked inside each temporal lobe and…

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5 thoughts on “Actual Brain Damage(!) of Narcissistic Abuse (& why u MUST leave!)

    1. Hey, saving! Yes, I assume you are equalling narcisstic abuse = Narcissism. That is a fair point, I did not want to spell that out so clearly in a headline.. 🙂 There may yet be some covert narcissists somewhere who actually do not perform any abuse of any kind… (I do dubt it but still), so it was a conscious choice to focus on the abuse rather than the person/diagnose etc. 🙂 But I do see your point. Very much so. 🙂 Hugs

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