From the outside, narcissistic people look "normal."
They're often charming, outgoing and idolized by others simply because they appear so perfect.
But to you, they're anything but perfect.
You're never at ease around the narcissistic person, and you can't pinpoint exactly why. You can't reconcile the "perfect" image most people have of the narcissistic person with your experiences behind closed doors.
Worst of all, you feel like there's no one you can talk to about your problem with this person. How can you think such things about a person who's so admired by others?
Rest assured you're not alone.
Many others like you suffer in silence and are probably reading content like this right now to reassure themselves that they're not crazy. (Spoiler alert: You're not.)
It's tough to live with a narcissistic person, and it's even tougher to find a way out of your predicament when no one else realizes you're in a predicament to begin with.
Luckily, by searching out the common signs of narcissistic abuse, you've already taken the first step to healing and liberation.
If you're not sure whether you live with a narcissist or not, the following points may help clear things up.