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What do I do if my narcissist husband tries to come back Is

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What do I do if my narcissist husband tries to come back? Is is wise to give them second chances (in this case it would be third)? Matters are complicated when one has children with a narcissist. Perhaps I am fooling myself that he can change. He's talking about 'not knowing his self'.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Relationship
Expert:  Suzanne replied 3 years ago.

It would help me formulate a more complete answer if you could elaborate a bit on why the two of you have split up so many times. Also it would help to know what changes you want him to make.

 

I look forward to hearing from you and working on this with you,

Suzanne

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Dear Suzanne, He's never given me a reason for why he's left, other than he's a **** up (his words, not mine) and that he 'can't do relationships'. His father killed himself when he was 13 and he's been saying recently that he's only just realised how much he loved his father. He's also said that he can't do intimacy. I feel that he's taking a lot of stuff out on me at an unconscious level. He doesn't want to get any help himself and has seen me as the problem.
Expert:  Suzanne replied 3 years ago.
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