I've found this through my own experience and so agree with this article. There's no simple or easy way to extract yourself from the narcissist's circle - I'm not quite there yet myself, but definitely close to freedom. Reading Peg's Daughter Detox book has been very helpful too. When you have some dark days, accept them - because they will come, but always remember that you are a whole person in your own right and strong. Yes, you are strong.