Are You Suffering From Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome?

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Are You Suffering From Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome? - Quiz

Is your loved one a narcissist? Then, there's a high chance that you may suffer from narcissistic abuse syndrome. We encourage you to take this quiz to get a clear perspective. Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental health condition in which people have a severely inflated sense of self; unfortunately, this can have a long-lasting effect on those around them. It affects one's self-worth, sanity, and mental health. We applaud you for taking a proactive step toward your mental well-being. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Do you find yourself frequently questioning your decisions or abilities, even after receiving positive feedback?

    • A.

      I can't say. 

    • B.

      Yes

    • C.

      No

    • D.

      Sometimes

  • 2. 

    Do you experience unwanted self-critical thoughts that appear suddenly and persistently, even after seemingly trivial events?

    • A.

      Yes, they significantly impact my daily life.

    • B.

      Yes, but I can usually manage them.

    • C.

      Occasionally, but they fade quickly.

    • D.

      Rarely, and they don't bother me much.

  • 3. 

    Do you find it difficult to identify or express your emotions, leading to outbursts or emotional shutdowns?

    • A.

      Yes, my emotions feel unpredictable and overwhelming.

    • B.

      Sometimes, I struggle to find the right words for how I feel.

    • C.

      I generally understand my emotions, but communicating them can be challenging.

    • D.

      I can identify and express my emotions most of the time.

  • 4. 

    Do you ever doubt your own perceptions and memories, questioning if your understanding of events is accurate, especially after interactions with a specific person?

    • A.

      Yes, frequently, leading to confusion and self-doubt.

    • B.

      Sometimes, but I eventually regain confidence in my memory.

    • C.

      Rarely, and I trust my own interpretations.

    • D.

      No, I generally trust my perception of events.

  • 5. 

    Do you feel your sense of self-worth or confidence fluctuate drastically based on the approval or disapproval of a specific person in your life?

    • A.

      Yes, my self-esteem hinges entirely on their opinion.

    • B.

      Their opinion significantly impacts my confidence, but I have other sources of validation.

    • C.

      Their approval is important, but I have a foundation of self-worth independent of them.

    • D.

      I am not sure.

  • 6. 

    Do you find yourself distancing yourself from friends and family to avoid potentially upsetting a specific person?

    • A.

      Yes, I often prioritize their needs over my own relationships.

    • B.

      No, I keep my social circle independent of that person.

    • C.

      Sometimes, I limit contact to avoid tension or conflict.

    • D.

      I have strong relationships with my loved ones, and their comfort is my priority.

  • 7. 

    Have you found your trust in this person eroded over time, making it difficult to rely on their words or promises?

    • A.

      Yes, I no longer trust anything they say or do.

    • B.

      My trust is significantly weakened, and I'm cautious around them.

    • C.

      I have mixed feelings about their trustworthiness, but I try to stay open-minded.

    • D.

      I am not sure.

  • 8. 

    Do you find yourself walking on eggshells around this person, constantly anticipating their reactions and modifying your behavior to avoid conflict?

    • A.

      Yes, I live in fear of their potential anger or disapproval.

    • B.

      Never, I communicate openly and directly without fear of their reactions.

    • C.

      Sometimes, I need to be mindful of their sensitivities to avoid tension.

    • D.

      I am not sure.

  • 9. 

    Do you have vivid memories of events or interactions that left you feeling emotionally overwhelmed or traumatized, even if they occurred a long time ago?

    • A.

      Yes, these memories are frequent and significantly impact my well-being.

    • B.

      I have some lingering emotional residues from past events.

    • C.

      Past experiences may occasionally trigger emotions, but I cope well.

    • D.

      I am not sure.

  • 10. 

    Have you ever sought professional help for emotional difficulties you believe may be related to a specific relationship?

    • A.

      Yes, and it has been very helpful in understanding my experiences.

    • B.

      I've considered it, but haven't yet taken the step.

    • C.

      I'm unsure if professional help would be beneficial in this situation.

    • D.

      I prefer to rely on my own support network for emotional support.

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