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You have become tense and emotionally drained from his unpredictable tantrums, personal attacks and indignation at any perceived (often misperceived) slights.
Plus he then uses that as fodder for another put down.
As the cliché goes, “They can dish it out, but can’t take it.” They are highly sensitive to any perceived judgment.
You might think they love only themselves, but that is a myth.
In reality, narcissists have very poor self esteem.
In love relationships, narcissists tend to distort and misperceive the good intentions of others. If they feel slighted, they usually withdraw or isolate themselves; they do not see how their actions make their significant other feel anxious.