What is marriage to a narcissist like? This short story will help you understand how they turn your world upside down and leave you in tears. It will describe how perfect they seem in the beginning and how they gain more and more control as time goes by until they devalue and discard you. You might identify with some of this short story in your own relationships. You might say to yourself I get that because my partner did the same thing. Ultimately though they hurt and keep on hurting.