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What is gaslighting? And how do you know if it's happening to you?

It’s an unfortunate reality that happens in personal relationships and by public figures to the peoples they serve.<p>“Oh come on. I never said that.”<p>“You’re just being overly sensitive.”<p>“I don’t know why you’re making such a big deal out of this…”<p>Psychologists use the term “gaslighting” to refer to a …

Domestic Violence

30 Classic Cookies from Vintage Church Cookbooks

These vintage cookie recipes will bring up all the nostalgia—and all the compliments!<p>Vanilla Wafer Cookies<p>These buttery cookies bake up chewy and …

Dessert

Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

Marrying and divorcing a narcissist is rough, but co-parenting with a narcissist is almost impossible. The demands, attacks, threats, and attempts to …

Narcissism

8 Signs You’re Totally Divorcing A Narcissist

Your soon-to-be ex is hurling insults at you left and right, and refuses to take any blame for your soon-to-be split. In the name of knowing your …

Narcissism

13 Stages Of A Relationship Between An Empath And A Narcissist

There’s no denying the age-old truth about relationships: There are just some people who are destined to be together despite all odds. And on the …

Narcissism

5 Tips For Writing a Book People Will Actually Read (From a First Time Author)

My first book comes out this month. Here's what I learned.<p>I was sitting alone in a garage surrounded by packing boxes.<p>My usual morning routine, which started with coffee back then (and now is more about black tea), segued into a new idea for this column. I started writing about what it means to be …

Writing

How To Get Rid Of All Your Stuff — For $$

We tend to forget just how much junk we’ve stashed away in closets and drawers until we start digging into our nearly forgotten boxes of winter gear. …

CRAZY MAKING – Narcissists push your buttons like you are an elevator – up and down always keeping you off balance and never knowing what level you are on.

A crazy-maker is someone who makes you feel crazy by constantly stirring up trouble and causing a negative outcome from their involvement and …

They are master manipulators and con artists that exploit all people and life!

They create scenarios to discover your weakness or fears and store them away to manipulate you later. They don’t use language as communication, it is …

So, You Want to Write About Narcissism

Many people contact me, seeking guidance on how to launch themselves as “Writers of Narcissism.” Every time, I’m thrilled that a fresh perspective, a …

Are You a Target of Blame for a Narcissist?

Is someone verbally attacking you at work, at home, or in your community? Telling you that you’re a loser, saying it's all your fault, publicly …

A psychotherapist has advice for 'narcissist magnets' who can't seem to stop attracting them

Many people feel as if they are "narcissist magnets." If there is a person with Narcissistic Personality Disorder within 100 feet, they believe that somehow that person will be attracted to them.<p>They often ask me: "Why am I attracting more narcissists than anyone else around me? What can I do to …

5 strong reality checks for survivors of narcissistic abuse

<b>(iStockphoto/drbimages)</b><p>Author Shahida Arabi has powerful reminders for those who have dealt with narcissists<p>Shahida Arabi<p>November 20, 2017 1:00am (UTC)<p>This story is brought to you by Thought Catalog and Quote Catalog.<p><b>1. No, they have not changed nor are they likely to change.</b> As an author who …

So many conflicting thoughts, so much confusion! In reality it is control and abuse that disorientates your thoughts and disables your reality.

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! @ …

The relationship between a narcissistic golden child and the scapegoat

In today’s article, I am going to discuss the toxic dynamic between a highly malignant narcissistic ‘golden child,’ and the ‘scapegoated child’. Not …

32 Books Anyone Who Wants to Succeed Should Read

If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, check out these highly recommended titles.<p>The most successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day, and often are readers who strive for self-improvement. If reading is something you're willing to do to …

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The Toxic Attraction Between an Empath & a Narcissist – Healthy Remedies

<i>By Alex Miles</i><p>I am an empath. I discovered I was an empath after I got involved in a very deep and highly destructive relationship with a narcissist.<p>I …

What Narcissists Won’t Tell You About Their Past

When you think back on the events of your life, you’ll likely focus on the positive, like most people with a reasonably healthy sense of self. The …

Psychology

How to Co-Parent with a Narcissist

One of the scariest moments my clients report is the moment they first realize they are raising their children with someone who has a Narcissistic …

Don't Let Anger Rule Your Life After A Divorce

In his book <i>Grieving the Loss Of Your intended Future, Marc Roberts</i> so aptly states: "We don't go into marriage planning for its demise. We don't …

'Life Without Her Is a Joy': Women Talk About Divorcing Their Mothers

"I was done with the fights, done with the criticism. I felt freed."<p>Five years ago, Marci went to the zoo with her mother, brother, and her brother's wife. It was an enjoyable afternoon, but it soon devolved into chaos.<p>"Afterwards, my mother asked me what was going on between my brother and his …

Multiple Sclerosis

Divorce Island

• Your Your ex-wife’s different now, and dismisses what you have to say about the kids or undermines you as a parent.<br>• Your can't get money from your …

Communication with a Narcissist is confusing and basically dangerous. A Narcissist will crush any attempts from the target/victim to make sense of their agenda to keep the target CONSTANTLY confused and walking on those eggshells or off balance. The Narcissist ALWAYS needs to be in control of every situation and will react accordingly to keep you in line.

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 …

Watching Our Children Cope with Narcissist Abuse | The Recovery Expert

One of the most difficult pains to endure as a parent is to watch our children’s other parent totally abuse, ignore, criticize, abandon, reject or …

The Narcissist’s pawns! Why do Narcissists have close and dedicated friends that think the Narcissist is absolutely amazing? Understanding those minions or flying monkeys and understanding what role they play in protecting the Narcissist.

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! @ https://www.amazon.com Minions and flying monkeys, the …

Don’t Settle For Someone Who Already Left You Once Before

You deserve someone who would never want to tear your heart apart.<p><i>This story was brought to you by</i> Thought Catalog <i>and</i> Quote Catalog.<p><i>By</i> Lauren Jarvis-Gibson<p>Please, please have some self respect. Do not go back to the person who ran from your beautiful love. Do not go back to the person who left your …

Super Food Baked Salmon {Paleo One Pan Meal, Whole 30 Friendly} Recipe

Reviews(9)<p>★★★★★<p>Yummly User<p>★★★★★<p>Holmes 8 Nov 2017<p>★★★★★<p>It was delicious! Will make more<p>Miller 21 Aug 2017<p>★★★★★<p>This turned out delicious and nutritious! …

This Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Side Dish Will Make You Want to Eat Your Greens

We admit that steamed Brussels sprouts aren’t anyone’s first pick of a side dish. But they don’t deserve the bad rap they so often get, if you ask …

Food