Validation is something the prey of a narcissist craves.
If only one person believed us. If they witnessed what we did. If they could just understand. Sure, it doesn’t sound that important to the average person. Most would say, “who cares!” and “why does it matter?”
But to anyone who has experienced this altered universe, it’s necessary for our sanity.
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As if a rational human being finally stepped into the room with us.
And saw our world as clearly as we did — actually spotting the narcissist.
It did ultimately happen for me. And I was thrilled to let that rational human being into my room.
“You’re not crazy,” he said.
“How do you know I feel crazy sometimes?” I asked.
“Because your husband is two different people but the majority of the world will never witness it,” he answered.