The Real Reason You Get Attached To Narcissists

Based On The Internal Family Systems Model Of Psychotherapy

Thought Catalog
6 min readSep 5, 2023

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Marc Nusser

By Shahida Arabi

You may wonder why you have so many conflicting emotions, thoughts and behaviors when it comes to trauma, especially if you’ve been traumatized by a manipulative narcissist. The Internal Family Systems model, created by therapist Dr. Richard

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