Narcissism

By Ann Bradley | A magazine from www.narcissisticabuse.com

Abandonment Fears of a Vulnerable Narcissist: BPD at the Core

<b>“When I look at narcissism through the vulnerability lens, I see the shame-based fear of being ordinary. I see the fear of never feeling</b> …

Personality

What it means to be a 'caretaker' in romantic relationships -- and why it could be a problem

• <b>Highly empathetic people may be “caretakers.”</b>• <b><br>These people have a lot of sympathy for others, but often don’t take care of themselves.</b>• <b><br>Toxic people</b> …

Relationships

Betrayal and Narcissism and the Narcissist

<i>Trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.</i><br>Thomas Fuller English clergyman & historian (1608-1661)<p>Betrayal, when realized, is a phenomenal …

Nurturing Your Inner Child Audio Download

Watch this <b>brief 5 minute video</b>, which tells you all you need to know.<p>Take this little journey with me...<p><b>She sat back and took a deep breath, as her</b> …

Anxiety

Narcissistic Abuse Wears You Down | NarcissisticAbuse.com

Maybe you’ve tried setting boundaries, making compromises, thinking, “If I act nicer, things will get better.” Maybe you vow to be a survivor, not a …

Narcissism

Study reveals how narcissism and psychopathy impact tolerance of infidelity and myths about rape

Narcissism and psychopathy are linked to infidelity and rape myths, according to a study published in the scientific journal <i>Personality and</i> …

Psychology

Characteristics of the Narcissist

Certain characteristics appear with stunning regularity among narcissists. Since narcissism is on a continuum, some will have more than others.<p>These …

Personality

5 Eerie Signs You May Be Dating a Psychopath

“Psychopath and sociopath are pop psychology terms for what psychiatry calls an antisocial personality disorder.” – Dr. John M. Grohol, Differences …

Psychology

Finding A Way to Weather the Storms: Conjuring Happiness

Finding A Way to Weather the Storms: Conjuring Happiness When opposing counsel would call and vow to grind me into the ground until I was gone and …

Happiness

When a mother's love isn't unconditional – the damage narcissistic parents can do

WHILE our culture tells us mothers love their children and will do anything for them, sadly this isn't the case for children of parents with …

Parenting

The Narcissistic Wife and her Henpecked Husband

This is the blow-by-blow account of how a narcissistic wife behaves from the moment her hard-working husband arrives home from a hard day at work. …

Love

How Marketers Use Facebook Quizzes To Exploit Your Narcissism

I have a tip for you. Those Facebook intelligence quizzes that claim “only 5% of the population will get all these answers right” are not actual …

Quizzes

The Biggest Misconception about Narcissism

<i>You’ve begun to suspect that your partner might be a narcissist. So, you go to your computer and start doing numerous Google searches, entering terms</i> …

12 Classic Propaganda Techniques Narcissists Use to Manipulate You

Propaganda is powerful. It can start wars and end governments.<p>Strikingly, in their personal lives narcissists routinely use classic propaganda …

Living in A World of Narcissism

Welcome to a world you don’t want to be in – the world of the narcissist. Since 2002 we have been dedicated to explaining what narcissism is, how to …

Personality

I'm an expert on diagnosing mental illness. Trump doesn’t meet the criteria

First Opinion<p>I helped write the manual for diagnosing mental illness. Donald Trump doesn’t meet the criteria<p>D<p>iagnosing President Donald Trump’s …

Donald Trump

Can Two Narcissists Ever Really Fall in Love?

You might think it’s bad enough for one narcissist to become involved in a romantic relationship, so what happens when two narcissists become …

The expert who helped write the mental disorders manual explains why Trump doesn’t have one

Trump’s narcissism has served him well<p>There are a few options for people who want to see President Donald Trump removed from office. There are plenty of calls for impeachment over his various scandals. There’s the ongoing investigation into Trump’s ties with Russia, led by Robert Mueller. And then …

The Brains of Narcissistic Men Show That They're Conflicted About Their Image

N arcissists typically come off as egotistical, selfish, and obsessed with their looks — a package of characteristics that can make it difficult to …

The Brain

The Unspoken Rules for Living with a Narcissist | The Exhausted Woman

Every family has unspoken rules like: don’t wake-up mom when she is taking a nap, no matter what it tastes like say dad’s cooking is good, or always …

Parenting

Narcissists aren't capable of something called 'object constancy' — and it helps explain why they are so cruel to the people they date

• <b>It's normal to fight with your significant other, but narcissists can be incredibly cruel and threatening in heated situations.</b>• <b><br>This is because they cannot see you as somebody they love, and someone who has angered them at the same time.</b>• <b><br>Something traumatic could have happened in their early life,</b> …

Relationships

leaving a histrionic man with narcissism

Take this quiz to see if the man you are with is a narcissist:<p>1. Does he act out in verbally aggressive behaviors, or does he have 'rages', …

Relationships

Humble chief executives are in high demand — but good luck finding one

Humility is the latest badge of virtue for those in positions of influence, from politicians, to executives, to chart-topping artists.<p>The idea of a …

Leadership

Psychological abusers don't go for the weak — they choose strong people because they 'like a challenge'

• <b>Victims of psychological abuse are often strong, confident, and successful.</b>• <b><br>This is because abusers are attracted to someone they think will be a "challenge" to break.</b>• <b><br>People with certain personality traits can change in therapy, but narcissists and psychopaths will not, and this can be recognised by</b> …

Relationships

The Happy Life and Narcissistic Abuse

<b>THE WINNER'S CIRCLE</b><p>This is a true story of failure and success and what happened in between. It's a story of how a goal can make you happier and why …

Narcissism

Sacrificed at the Altar of Narcissism: Parents of Adult Narcissistic Children

There is a an old story dating approximately 4,000 years ago about how God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son Issac on an altar. Abraham and his wife …

Narcissism

7 Smart Ways to Deal with Toxic People

<i>Don’t let toxic people rent space in your head.<br>Raise the rent and get them out of there.</i><p>Surviving the ups, downs, and lightning storms of other …

Self-improvement

4 Awful, Unbelievable Memories Of Growing Up With A Narcissistic Mother

<b>It wasn't easy.</b><p>Dealing with a narcissist in your life is tough. But when that person happens to be your mother, things can get real bad, real fast.<p>I …

The Female Malignant Narcissist is Just as Dangerous as Her Male Counterpart

<b>By Voyagerix via Shutterstock.</b><p>It is quite easy to overlook female narcissists and their even more ruthless cousins, sociopaths. Since female …

Personality