If you are receiving crude, unsettling, and maybe even threatening text messages from the narcissist in your life — it would prove most valuable to save a screenshot of these nasty text messages for future references.
Being in a relationship for many people is the acme of achievement for their lives — and there is NOTHING WRONG with that. We get one chance at life and I do believe it is important that we live this one life we have as HAPPILY as we can.
Understanding what trauma bond is essential in dealing with it properly and separating it successfully from a narcissist. A trauma bond happens when you become attached to someone who mistreats and abuses you.