Narcissism

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

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> …

Relationships

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 …

Personality

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 …

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 …

Psychology

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 …

Narcissism

A recent study reveals an increase in brain activity in regions associated with negative affect and emotional conflict when narcissistic men look at themselves.

Credit: Ashley Corbin-TeichNarcissists typically come off as egotistical, selfish, and obsessed with their looks — a package of characteristics that …

Psychology

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

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 …

Relationships

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 bosses are in high demand — but they're rare as hens' teeth

Humble CEOs may be the new prize, but they are in short supply and face distinctive challenges.

Leadership

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 …

Narcissism

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 …

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 …

Parenting

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 …

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 …

Are You Drawn to Narcissists?

Have you found yourself more than once drawn to narcissists, only to regret it? Do you have a number of narcissistic people in your life?<p>If so, it is …

13 Subtle Signs Your Mom Is Probably A Narcissist

If you don't have a great relationship with your mom, or if you dealt with all sorts of drama while growing up, it <i>may</i> be because your mom is a …

8 Traits of Healthy Narcissism That Drive Success

When it comes to success, too little narcissism can be just as pathological as too much.<p>Every hard-working person craves approval. This need for approval is driven by our ego to make us feel loved, valuable, unique, important, powerful, successful and in charge of our lives.<p>Most of us do what we …

Narcissism

7 Surefire Clues to Tell if Your Spouse is A Narcissist...before it's too late

<b>HOW TO SPOT A NARCISSIST:</b><p>Sometimes your intuition is telling you something just isn’t right but you aren’t quite sure what it might be. There are red …

Relationships

Strategy Rebuttal to Active Narcissism

Strategy Rebuttal to Active Narcissism<b>My Neurons Make Me Do It</b>People ask if I am afraid of writing about the ethical lapses of a judge in Texas with …

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