Narcissism

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

How To Tell If You're Facebook Friends With A Psychopath, According To Science

There's a saying: When people show you who they are — believe them. With everyone living their lives online these days, people tend to reveal their …

Psychology

The way a narcissist's brain works can help unravel whether they mean to hurt their partners or not

• <b>Being in a relationship with a narcissist is hard work.</b>• <b><br>They are very insecure and sensitive people, which means they can take offence very easily.</b>• <b><br>This can end up in couples having the same arguments over and over again.</b>• <b><br>Sometimes they are unaware of being abusive to their partners, but other times</b> …

Relationships

Get Happy, You Are Worth It.

Get Happy, You Are Worth It.<br>This is a true story of failure and success and what happened in-between. It’s a story of why a goal can make you happier …

Self-improvement

5 (Subtle) Signs Your Mother Is a Covert Narcissist

After all — <i></i><i>It is all about her, not you.</i><p>Not every narcissistic mother fits the fading movie star image — braggadocious and vain saying, “I’m ready …

Narcissism

Stopping the Honeymoon Phase of Narcissistic Abuse | The Exhausted Woman

Sam saw a pattern. After her narcissistic husband would explode combining verbal assaults with mental and emotional abuse, he seemed calmer for …

Narcissism

Recovering from Your Narcissistic Mother: Seeing the 6 Effects

She’s 70, and still going strong. Never mind that I am 44, and a mother myself. She always has me in her sights—how I’m overweight, how my house …

Parenting

4 Things That Happen When You Break Up With A Narcissist

Get ready to say goodbye to illusions....

Breakups

Women Can Identify Men Who Are Narcissists and Psychopaths, Even After a Few Drinks

You may lose your ability to drive or do math in your head after you've downed too many shots. But one skill that doesn't go away is the ability to …

Personality

7 ways to tell if you're talking to a psychopath or a narcissist

• <b>Researchers and other experts have pinpointed some key behaviors of narcissists and psychopaths in conversation.</b>• <b><br>Those behaviors include repeating the same false stories and using offensive language.</b>• <b><br>Remember though: Even if you recognize some of these signs in a friend or coworker, you should leave</b> …

Personality

Narcissistic Abuse Through Manipulation | NarcissisticAbuse.com

<b>“You are permitted in times of great danger to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge.”</b> <b><br>Bulgarian Proverb</b> <b></b><p><b>MANIPULATION</b><p>Sam Vaknin, a …

Psychology

5 ways narcissism makes people stronger, smarter, and more successful

• <b>Narcissism in small doses can make you a healthier, more successful person.</b>• <b><br>Scientists have studied the myriad benefits of being mildly narcissistic.</b>• <b><br>Those benefits include greater life satisfaction, stronger relationships, and less social anxiety.</b><p>In his 2015 book, "Rethinking Narcissism," Harvard …

Psychology

Making Eye Candy

She’s seven and she lives in Pink Land. That’s cotton candy little girl Pink Land.<p>They say what determines if a little girl lives in Pink Land is her …

Confessions of a Codependent: What is Codependency?

<i>Come with me as I take you on this journey into the darkest corners of my heart.</i><p>Codependency is a misunderstood term that is severely overused. For …

The How To Of Divorcing Narcissists, Liars, Jerks, And Difficult Spouses

<i>Are You Getting A Divorce?</i><p><i>Take Control And Don't Be Afraid To Find Out How To Survive A Divorce</i><p>“Narcissistic Abuse in the Picture? <br>You Need</b> …

The biggest excuses narcissists spin to keep you hooked — and why this makes them dangerous

• <b>Narcissists are very skilled liars.</b>• <b><br>They're great at spinning a web of lies to keep you hooked.</b>• <b><br>They also explain away their abusive behaviour by manipulating their partner into thinking they can't help it.</b>• <b><br>Sometimes they also shift the blame onto the partner.</b>• <b><br>You can't trust a narcissist, so the best</b> …

5 Things Psychopaths and Narcissists Do in Conversation

He was betrayed by a wife who took everything. He's on retainer with the NSA. Whatever the disclosure, it comes before he even knows whether or not …

Psychology

The Narcissist and Reality: Not Like Yours

The Narcissist and Reality: Not Like Yours Word Salad and Stealth Transaction FeesOh how clever the narcissist: learning the language of manipulation …

Ashley Madison

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 …

Family scapegoating Archives

Walking away from an entire family is one of the most painful things the family scapegoat adult child in a narcissistic family will ever do. Abuse …

11 Habits Toxic Moms Often Have In Common

Have you ever suspected that your mom (or dad) might be a toxic person? If so, then you've probably noticed a few habits that many toxic moms have in …

Parenting

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> …

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> …

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 …

Narcissism

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> …

Mind

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 …

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> …

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 …

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