How to Neutralize the Narcissist’s Favorite Weapon, The Silent Treatment

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My mother has been using the silent treatment on me for as long as I can remember. Like many narcissists, the silent treatment was an effective way for her to punish, control, and manipulate me, and she continues to use this tactic to this day.

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Christine Schoenwald

Christine Schoenwald

Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm. Christineschoenwaldwriter.com