Whether it’s a writer bragging about not being distracted, a person insulting another for not being “tough” enough, or a non-social-distancing idiot: all are the fool who cannot understand that the wind does not respect them.
When recovering from abuse – particularly abuse from someone using narcissistic techniques – it’s common for the recovering person to end up hurting the people who are in the healthiest relationships with them.
Abusers don’t just thrive on physical isolation. They train you to isolate yourself.
Ask yourself this question about your current situation. Then decide if it’s worth it.