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  1. flying monkeysnoun

    winged monkeys

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  1. flying monkeys

    For those who don’t know this term, “flying monkeys” are people that a narcissist uses to do their bidding. Sometimes, a narcissist will not attack you publicly in any way–which makes them look good–but they are privately telling carefully chosen people how evil and awful you are. They select these people the same way they chose you. They are experts at reading people and realizing who will make an easy target and a puppet. They also know who won’t, so they avoid the people they can’t easily use. Narcissists usually choose other, lesser, narcissists who will enjoy attacking you, or they choose very empathetic people who believe their stories and honestly believe they are supporting an innocent person. These flying monkeys then proceed to stalk you and report back to the narcissist–again, either to be mean or because they think they are helping the wronged party. Or, the worst flying monkeys will spread the lies the narcissist tells them privately by taking them public. The lies don’t come from the narcissist’s mouth, so they can claim they are “taking the high road,” but the words the flying monkeys spread are *exactly* what they heard from the narc. They do the narcissist’s evil, but make it seem like the narcissist isn’t really involved. They have no idea they are being used. The term comes from the flying monkeys in the Wizard of Oz since the wicked witch sends them to carry out her attacks. Most of the time, the narcissist has convinced the monkeys that the narcissist is the victim and the real victim is the abuser, so the monkeys go after the real victim and treat the real victim like the abuser. Although, I have seen some cases where the monkeys know who is the real abuser and who is the real victim, but just want to jump in on the attack on the victim. (Scary.)

    Submitted by anonymous on September 6, 2018  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flying monkeys in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flying monkeys in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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  • ICcreativeFirm
    Be a Flying Monkey
    LikeReplyReport2 months ago
  • John Hogg
    John Hogg
    I usually refer to these people who 'aid and abet' the narcissist as 'lemmings', but flying monkeys works as well.
    LikeReplyReport2 years ago

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