Does the Narcissist REALLY Believe What They’re Saying? Understanding the Role of Confabulation in Gaslighting

If you’ve ever been on the receiving end of gaslighting, you’ve probably wondered “does this person honestly believe what they are saying right now? Because they seem SO certain that it makes me question my own reality…even about something I KNOW is true!” As with all things narcissistic, there is definitely a spectrum and a lot of variables at play, but understanding “narcissistic confabulation,” will definitely help make some sense of what often seems nonsensical. Tony quotes the abstract in the article Dissociation and Confabulation in Narcissistic Disorders by Sam Vaknin

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