5 Reasons Why The Silent Treatment Is The Preferred Weapon Of Narcissists

If there’s one thing that narcissists have in common it’s that they only want things done their way. It’s their way or the highway. So, when they don’t get what they want, they’re willing to go to any lengths to get it.

From the perspective of their victims, they often end up apologizing for things they didn’t do, or even the things done against them just to get their narccisst to talk to them again.

Stonewalling

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Are you familiar with the term “stonewalling”? It’s a tool that narcissists use to punish someone who didn’t act exactly like they wanted them to.

Stonewalling itself is the act of refusing to communicate with another person. Narcissists will Intentionally shut down during an argument. It’ll make the person across from them feel completely insignificant and frustrated. Stay tuned to find out how this helps them.