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Narcissist triangulation is a manipulation tactic used by narcissists to instigate jealousy, create conflict, or to manipulate the perceptions of others. It involves the narcissist, the victim, and a third party.


The Bottom Line About Narcissist Triangulation

The main goal of narcissist triangulation is to create a constant state of anxiety in the victim.

Narcissists use triangulation to make sure that their victims are always feeling on edge, and unsure of what they should do next.

It’s also a way of gaining narcissistic supply from as many people as possible.

What is narcissist triangulation?

Narcissist triangulation is a manipulation tactic used by narcissists to instigate jealousy, create conflict, or to manipulate the perceptions of others. It involves the narcissist, the victim, and a third party.

How does a narcissist use triangulation?

A narcissist uses triangulation by creating scenarios where two people may feel in competition for their attention or approval. They may also use a third person to validate their abusive behaviour towards the victim.

Why do narcissists engage in triangulation?

Narcissists engage in triangulation to gain control and power over their relationships. This tactic allows them to keep their victims off-balance and manipulate situations to their advantage.

What are the signs of narcissistic triangulation?

Signs of narcissistic triangulation include feeling constantly compared to others, experiencing unnecessary drama or conflict, and feeling isolated from friends or family due to the narcissist’s actions.

How can I cope with narcissistic triangulation?

Coping strategies include recognizing the tactic, maintaining strong boundaries, seeking professional help, and engaging in self-care practices. It can also be helpful to limit contact with the narcissist, if possible.

Is narcissistic triangulation a form of abuse?

Yes, narcissistic triangulation is a form of psychological abuse. It is used to manipulate and control others through deceit and confusion.

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