October 24, 2021:

Fraudulent claims of battery.

You learn, in time, these are strategies of control exercised in furtherance of toxic narcissism. She gets her way when she plays the victim.

You learn — eventually — but much too late — that this or something nearly identical has been your pattern through life. Manipulated by toxic narcissists, via one strategy or another.

Toxic charm, toxic narcissism. Strategies of evil. Murderers of love, for selfish purposes.