There is a point in nearly every interaction with a narcissistic partner that you will begin to lose your footing, become confused, and emotionally overwhelmed. This is a warning sign you’re sinking into emotional quicksand.
A wise counsellor brought this metaphor to my attention, and it has stuck with me. I want to share it with you in case perhaps, it leaves a visual imprint on you as well, so that you can get yourself out of these emotionally draining and toxic rounds of communication with your partner.
Emotional quicksand is that point in an interaction, via text, telephone, email, or face to face conversations where you suddenly lose yourself, your sense of reality, clarity, and start to become confused.
For more on how to protect your energy and not get sucked in the next time you find yourself hooked in a circular interaction with your partner, listen to this episode of the Awakening Women Podcast.