Making Decisions

Grace for my Heart

It’s Narcissist Friday!

Have trouble making decisions?  Once you make a decision, do you find yourself worried about it?  Do you often second-guess, try to rethink the decision you made?  Does the responsibility of making decisions cause you to be afraid?

There are many reasons for difficulty in decision-making, of course, but this is a common problem for victims of narcissists.  One of the more powerful control techniques (brainwashing, if you will) is to strip the victim of the ability to make and hold a decision.  Cults do it, governments do it, and narcissists do it.

Imagine that every time you state an opinion, you are told that it is a foolish idea.  Imagine that every time you make a decision, the person you look up to causes you to fail.  Imagine that every time you try to play by the rules, the rules get changed.  Over and over, as…

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