Bipolar sister, Narcissist boyfriend
My sister who has been diagnosed with Bipolar came to live with me and my boyfriend of 4 years. She has been in trouble financially for many years. For many years my family and myself have helped her with thousands of dollars and time. Enough is enough we thought, I chose to take her in, to see what in the name of hell is going on with her. I spent countless hours and hundreds of dollars ready for her arrival. She was moving from Tx to Ct and I was preparing her room with a tv, computer, bed... etc. Family helped get her 12 year old daughter, her three pets (needed vet checked, kennels, airline tickets) to Ct. We went thru chaos getting her out of being homeless basically, but we were so happy she was finally safe with me in Ct. I was so very happy when she arrived. Two weeks later she and my boyfriend are in love? I get kicked out of my home (boyfriend's house in his name). I stayed on purpose for a month preparing to leave because I got word that boyfriend is indeed a Narcissist (explained a lot while living with him) and I wanted to witness the works of these two 'evil' beings. Make no mistake, shell shocked, battered by my pain and barely standing, literally, I could not believe what I saw in that house. My mother, daughter, my girl friends were there in the house helping ME stay sane while preparing to move out. I could care less about the boyfriend. WHAT in Gods name would compel my sister to do this to me? I could almost understand, but I have helped her incredibly in her worst time of need. Thank you Dr. Schwartz.
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