updated by @corey-easton: 05/26/17 09:08:15PM
A narcissist is probably the nemesis to an empath. They're the Joker to your Batman, Loki to your Thor and Matt Damon to your Jimmy Kimmel?Or is that Jimmy Kimmel to your Matt Damon? Still, despite being the 'bad guy' they play an essential supporting role in your hero story. If you take time to consider, a narcissist is a really great training friend. First though, you need to take all that hard won experience, strategize and set out to get get the right tools and mindset for the job. Consider it the background to the movie, where The Joker makes an 'innocent' joke at Batman's expense sparking the start of the crusade. As usual in what happens in good superhero movies, the hero, you, takes some time out having taken some beating. That's where you go soul searching, you find your inner you, and you find this deep trust in yourself. You start to awaken the dragon within. And you realize it as you say 'You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life.' And you just get it.
So, let's get going, let's get the eye of the tiger. To start, you might want to find techniques to handle that 'fire' you feel in your chest. If you have something equivalent to a 'boiler' or 'cauldron', that 'fire' can be put to good use. Yet, until you are adept at 'manipulating' this 'fire', you should keep your exposure to it to a minimum. So I'd agree with you, that initially you would have to stay away from them as you prepare your 'defenses', 'strategies' and 'tactics'. You will probably spend a considerable amount of time setting up your energy transmutation system. So, you might want to consider 'installing' a cloaking system, so you can stay out of their radar as you train / prepare. Here's one thing you can do, every time you think about that particular person, just clear / ho'oponopono that thought and contemplate other thoughts or things you'd rather spend your time with. What should happen is that, out there, that person would 'conveniently' forget or be distracted every time they try to think of you. So, they might be thinking of asking about you or contacting you, but, something just get's in the way, conveniently enough for you. You see, their energy is unable to latch onto you. So this should keep you 'safe' for awhile, though don't let your guard down, work on your shielding and energy transmutation. Eventually, you'll be able to overcome certain narcissists, at the same time, you'll be really good in avoiding most of them. Plus, while doing so, you'll acquire a really great 'it was worth it' outlook on life.
is absolutely correct. A narcissist is the arch-enemy of an empath. And they are very attracted to us and different narcs will seek you out throughout your life. They cause so much pain I’m trying myself to understand why we seem to be so connected to them. They typically are very charming and captivating at first. It is easy to get sucked in. In fact, I think we empaths for some reason are especially attracted to narcs (more than other people imo). And when you do let them in to your life they create havoc and pain. It's really something to watch for going forward as you will be tested by them.
For myself, the connection with the narcissist in my life is because I wanted to believe that they were the charming kind person they pretended to be. Even when I saw them for who they really are I wanted to be wrong. Over and over I tried to twist the facts around in my mind and make them kind, that some how I misunderstood what they did.