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9 ways to ruin your relationship for good

Every romantic relationship goes through ups and downs. Even if you just had a massive fight about who stained the living-room couch with coffee (we know: It wasn't you), it's not the end of the world.<p>That said, certain behavior patterns can weaken a partnership over time, leaving one or both …

Relationships

'Let's Be Friends': Bad Idea When That Person is Your Employee?

So, is it a good thing hang out outside work? The straight answer is probably no.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the best perks of being a business owner is having complete control over whom you hire and whom you work with on a daily basis. You can select people …

Canadian Twittersphere erupts after Trudeau forgets Alberta in speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave a passionate shoutout to all of the country's provinces and territories.<p>Or so he thought.<p>He forgot Alberta.<p>"We may live in British Columbia, Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince …

Canada

I took a 40-day detox from social media—here’s what I learned

<i>In this first-person piece for Well+Good, Kelsey Patel, a multi-hyphenate healer, yogi, and entrepreneur—she owns Pure Barre Beverly Hills and</i> …

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There are NO ADEQUATE words to describe the feeling of what this abuse does to a good, sane, and loving person of empathy.

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! @http://www.amazon.com You have been abused. You are a …

Mental Health

The Science Behind Why Introverts Struggle to Put Their Thoughts Into Words

A coworker appears out of the blue and asks me a question. Her eyes and tone of voice say she wants an answer <i>now</i>. Her request is easy, but my mind is …

The lost history of the Freemasons

Conspiracy theories abound about the Freemasons. But Scotland’s true Masonic history, while forgotten by many for centuries, remains hidden in plain sight.<p>With its cobblestone paving and Georgian façades, tranquil Hill Street is a haven in Edinburgh’s busy New Town. Compared to the Scottish …

Scotland

GLASGOW Street Art Overview - Street art and graffiti magazine

Last week I spent a day in Glasgow going through the streets with my hand-held camera in search of new artistic discoveries. The walk around the city …

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

How to Spot a Narcissist? By His Anger…

New research confirms that it’s not how a narcissist acts when things are going his way that’s revelatory but when things aren’t. It’s at that …

Moving On: Life After Dating A Narcissist

Have you ever felt distraught or found it hard to move on after dating someone who was self-centered? If so, your partner might have been a …

The 7 Startling Phases of Loving a Narcissist

<b>Being in a relationship with a narcissist robs you of a piece of your soul.</b><p>Maybe you are feeling a desperate need to try and salvage a relationship …

‘MANAGING DOWN’ putting more of the puzzle pieces together to understand this abuse! The Narcissist uses a distorted form of conditioning or manipulation making you believe you are OK and then you are not OK and they use this just like you are a Yo-Yo to keep you off balance with all of the ups and downs – BUT always making you go to a lower level feeling blameworthy and worthless!

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! @http://www.amazon.com When we are attempting to relate to a …

Self-help

Childhood Origins Of Narcissism

In recent weeks I have been diving into the subject of narcissistic personality disorder. While the term "narcissism" has been tossed around over the course of this presidential election, it is important that we understand the forces at play behind the arrogant, bullying, entitled, and …

You are vulnerable, worn out, and too confused because your psyche (mind) and body are telling you two different things – there is something terribly wrong BUT there is an old illusion you hang onto that things COULD be right again because he/she (the Narcissist) pulls you back every time they push you away. You try to make sense out of all of this but instead you CONSTANTLY feel lost, confused and walking on those eggshells.

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! @ https://www.amazon.com Within the cycle of abuse with a …

Narcissism

The Silent Treatment: A Narcissist's Trick of the Trade of Emotional Abuse

If you have encountered a narcissist in love, work or family, then you surely have experienced the dreaded silent treatment, a tactic used by …

Narcissism

10 Telltale Signs of a Narcissist

by Jenny Hansenhttp://www.savagechickens.com/2009/06/the-narcissist-test.htmlI read a post a while back called How Do We Know If Someone Has Truly …

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When the mask slips and we get a real glance at the creature that lives behind it!

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! @ https://www.amazon.com It is during the devaluation phase that …

Self-help

10 Signs Your Man Is 'Gaslighting' You to Make You Seem Crazy

"Gaslighting" is an psychiatric term that came from a classic movie starring Ingrid Bergman called <i>Gaslight</i> (which was a British play before that). In …

What is Gaslighting and How to Know if You Are Being Gaslighted

I learned something the other day – again. Until recently I had heard the term “gaslighting” before, but to be honest I didn’t really know what it …

What is Gaslighting? - The National Domestic Violence Hotline

<i>“You’re crazy – that never happened.”<br>“Are you sure? You tend to have a bad memory.”<br>“It’s all in your head.”</i><p>Does your partner repeatedly say things …

Gaslighting Is a Common Victim-Blaming Abuse Tactic – Here Are 4 Ways to Recognize It in Your Life

<b>This includes diverting the conversation, ignoring what you’re saying, and refusing to engage in a conversation about things that have hurt you.</b><p>Some …

When It’s All About Them: Being Involved With a Narcissist

Last month, we ran a piece about the legacy of narcissistic parents from Dr. Robin Berman, a practicing psychiatrist, Associate Professor of …

The Toxic Mix: Why Empaths and Narcissists Are Attracted To Each Other

Opposites attract, <b>as the law of magnetism states.</b> It is a true one and indeed, and applies in relationships. Diametrically different personalities …

Narcissism

Narcissists have effectively learned how to bounce between attacking and retreating to keep their victims off balance by undermining and lowering their self- esteem OR devaluing and managing people down. The target/victim puts their all into TRYING to fix these wrongs in favor of reconciliation or returning the relationship back to the amazing love that they were conned into believing was real. It is a hideous to use love to con good people into a trusting union and then extort that trust for gain!

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! @http://www.amazon.com The Narcissist is a predator after prey. …

Self-help