Narcissism

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World Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Day 2017 to Feature Free, Week-Long Telesummit | MilTech

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Now in its second year, World Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Day (WNAAD) takes place on June 1 and …

Narcissism

Narcissistic women, narcissism and women, borderline women, how to date women

IS SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU DRIVING YOU CRAZY?<p>Is this how she makes you feel?<p><b>Feeling sane is a matter of feeling in control.</b><p>The narcissist doesn't want …

Relationships

Mindfulness training does not foster empathy, and can even make narcissists worse

Sharing with others, helping people in need, consoling those who are distressed. All these behaviours can be encouraged by empathy – by understanding …

Mindfulness

3 secrets to dealing with narcissistic people at work — and in life

You know that co-worker who makes everything about him? Or the boss who is always bragging about her life while never asking about yours? Or the …

Personality

Living in A World of Narcissism

Narcissism is categorized as a personality disorder by the mental health profession. It is referred to as NPD or Narcissistic Personality Disorder. …

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

The Narcissist Parent’s Psychological Warfare: Parentifying, Idealizing, and Scapegoating

Lacking a moral compass or the ability to act selflessly, narcissist parents create devastating havoc and damage in the lives of their kids. Unlike emotionally mature parents whose priority is to meet their children’s needs, support their healthy development, and respect and nurture their …

Parenting

How to Love Yourself When Those Around You Can't

I had been working with Mary (not her real name) as a client for several years. It was the loneliness in her marriage that initially brought her to …

Relationships

Can You Have A Healthy Relationship With A Narcissist?

Narcissists can be complicated and manipulative people, so being in a relationship with one — whether it's romantic, professional, or just platonic — can be a very loaded situation. The reason why they're so tricky to navigate is because, at times, narcissists can be really helpful, and seem like …

Personality

Taking Back Power and Control From a Narcissist

<i>By Ann Bradley</i><p><b>Get Your Power Back</b><p>When you’re being played you feel out of control. The lies and manipulation and betrayals hurt. The games played by …

Narcissism

How to Recover after a Narcissistic Relationship | The Exhausted Woman

One of the defining characteristics of Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a lack of accurate perception of reality. The narcissist sees the world …

Relationships

How to Translate Narcissist-Speak

<i>You’re crazy =</i> I don’t take you seriously or respect you. If I can make you doubt yourself, you will be easier to control.<p><i>You are completely wrong =</i> …

Relationships

Narcissists: Walk Away Before Relationships Turn Toxic

Narcissists are amazingly stealthy bunch. They behave in such a way that others believe that being around a narcissist is the best outcome possible …

Relationships

How Being Raised By A Narcissist Damages Your Life And Self-Esteem

, Women@Forbes<p>Photo Courtesy: iStock<p>Self-trust, self-love, and self-knowledge can be taught to a daughter only by a mother who possesses those qualities herself. - Dr. Karyl McBride, from <i>Will I Ever Be Good Enough</i><p>I’ve written a great deal about narcissism on <i>Forbes</i> and my other blogs, and I’m always …

Personality

Divorcing A Narcissist And Other Jerks.

Are You The Victim of a Liar? This cut to the chase guide is for YOU

<b>Victim Of A Liar</b><p><b>LOVE, BETRAYAL, and DIVORCE – A Little Guide to BIG Things</b><p>When pain is felt in every cell find a way to make that pain work for …

Dating Issues with a Narcissist

<i>Dating,porn,trust,being a good partner – this slice of life essay has it all. Genders have issues – we all know it – this just brings a few things</i> …

Relationships

11 Things NOT To Do With Narcissists

Different rules apply when coping with people who have unhealthy narcissism. Here are 11 “Don’ts” in dealing with narcissists:<p><b>Don’t take them at face</b> …

Self-improvement

If Your Partner Plays This Mind Game With You, He’s Probably A Narcissist

You’re having a perfectly fine time hanging out with your boyfriend when — out of nowhere — he decides to bring up this girl he used to hook up …

The Two Faces of Narcissism in Romantic Relationships

The quality of grandiose narcissism, in which people need to see themselves as superior to everyone else, is not all that compatible with good social …

Psychology

Why Do We Date Jerks? 3 Big Reasons Why We're Drawn To Narcissists

It happens to most of us at some point: We meet someone who seems like the perfect romantic partner (funny, smart, adventurous), but then that person …

With Personality Traits, You Are Who You Like

Some personality traits are just likable. Agreeableness, for example, is marked by kindness and warmth — who could object?<p>But although psychologists …

Personality

Lack Of Empathy

LACK OF EMPATHY – OUCH!<p><i>A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves.</i> – Simone Weil<p><i>One can always be kind</i> …

Empowering Women Through Self Improvement

<i>Have you ever given something away and wanted it back?</i><p><i>Or maybe it wasn't</i> <i>yours to begin with but it should have been?</i><p><i>Right here, right now, women of</i> …

Life's Extremes: Pathological Liar vs. Straight Shooter

In this weekly series, LiveScience examines the psychology and sociology of opposite human behavior and personality types.<p>Lying — like it or not — is …

Is it possible to recover from narcissism?

What it really takes to ditch the self-absorbed and avoid adopting their bad habits<p>It’s probably not normal to ask a new friend to take the notorious Dark Triad Personality Test on a mobile phone in a dimly lit wine bar with bad Wi-Fi on your third time hanging out. However, this did not deter me …

New psychology study finds pronoun use can be an indicator of a strong, healthy relationship

Achieving marital quality could seem daunting, even impossible to any couple, let alone a couple in which one of the partners is dealing with a …

Is Mental Illness the Rule Rather than the Exception?

When we hear about the number of people who struggle with psychiatric disorders, the most common quote is 1 in 5 for any given year. This statistic …

Mental Disorders

Parenting practices play a central role in the development of narcissism, study finds

Parenting style plays an important role in the extent to which offspring develop narcissistic personality traits later in life, according to a study …