Originally Posted by alexa5207
I'm sure growing up with a narcissistic mother didn't help. .
Bingo.

My ex husband is a narcissist and what you are experiencing is a classic symptom for having had a relationship with one.

That's why they are often referred to as vampires. That which is yours (intuition and sense of self) has been taken from you.

It's your job to work on getting it back.