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Triumph Over Tragedy: A Mother's Journey from Narcissistic Abuse to Restoration

In the shadows of narcissistic abuse, many women find themselves entangled in a web of manipulation and control, their children unwittingly becoming collateral damage in the battle for dominance. The narcissist's weapon of choice? Using the innocent bond between mother and child as a pawn, orchestrating a heart-wrenching game that leaves the mother desperate to shield her children from the emotional crossfire.

The Strategy of Manipulation: Enlisting Flying Monkeys

Narcissists often go to great lengths to maintain their control, and one of their most insidious tactics involves enlisting "flying monkeys" – individuals who unknowingly do the narcissist's bidding. In this tragic scenario, friends, family members, and even professionals may be unwittingly drawn into the narcissist's web, contributing to the confusion and turning the children against the very person who has spent years trying to protect them – their mother.

From Darkness to Light: The Power of Restoration

Amidst the pain and chaos, a glimmer of hope emerges. For those who have endured narcissistic abuse, there is a prevailing truth: God takes what the enemy intends for evil and transforms it into something good. The journey from victim to overcomer in Him is a testament to the strength and resilience that can be found in the face of adversity.

A Call for Unity and Truth: Overcoming Shame and Division

It is particularly disheartening when individuals, especially those who identify as Christians, participate in causing division between a mother and her children. The call to love and support one another, especially in times of struggle, is central to many faiths. Participating in the perpetuation of harm goes against these principles.

Clinging to Faith: Overcoming and Overcoming Again

As overcomers in Him, individuals who have weathered the storm of narcissistic abuse are called to cling to the Lord for truth to prevail. Despite the attempts to sow discord and confusion, there is a higher power at play. It is a reminder that, even in the darkest moments, God works all things together for good.

A Testimony of Triumph

Ultimately, the story of a mother's journey from narcissistic abuse to restoration is a powerful testimony of triumph over tragedy. Through faith, perseverance, and the unwavering love for their children, mothers can emerge from the shadows stronger and more resilient than ever before while their children can gain wisdom, discernment, and resiliency as well. May this narrative serve as a beacon of hope for those who find themselves entangled in the web of narcissistic abuse, showing that, with God's grace, healing and restoration are not only possible but can lead to a life even more beautiful than before.

Love & blessings!

Connie, BSN, RN, NC-BC, BC-MHC

Board Certified Trauma Informed Positive Psychology Nurse Coach, Mental Health Coach, Narcissistic Abuse Specialist, & Brainspotting Practitioner


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