3. They’ll turn everyone against you.
Narcissists keep harems because they love to have their egos stroked and they need constant validation from the outside world to feed their need for excessive admiration and confirm their grandiose sense of self-importance. They are clever chameleons who are also people-pleasers, morphing into whatever personality suits them in situations with different types of people.
It is no surprise, then, that the narcissist begins a smear campaign against you not too long after the discard phase in order to paint you as the unstable one.
This is usually successful with the narcissist’s support network, which also tends to consist of other narcissists, people-pleasers, empaths, as well as people who are easily charmed.