Stage Four of Detachment Stage four is simply ending the relationship. Your focus is entirely on you. You’ve physically moved away from your Narcissist, you’ve cut all contact and you feel really good about your decision. You realize in time you will forgive him and yourself, but right now, you want nothing to do with him.
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