What's left unsaid, says it all. Think about this with regard to the narcissist. What's left unsaid? The apology. The remorse. The closure. Not being able to accept responsibility apologize, feel empathy their need for control is illustrated so clearly by what is not said when these "relationships" crash burn. Empathy is part of restoration. Narcissists have no empathy. A real apology shows that the offender understands the pain they've caused.