Narcissism

Healing from Complex-PTSD in the Aftermath of Narcissistic Abuse

<b>“Recovery unfolds in three stages. The central task of the first stage is the establishment of safety. The central task of the second stage is</b> …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Church of England May Weed Out Narcissistic New Priests Using Personality Tests

July 22, 2018 by Sarahbeth Caplin<p>We know that churches can be breeding grounds for narcissists. You don’t have to look much further than …

Church of England

The truth is that this has ALWAYS been a desperate relationship where you were always feeling vulnerable, worthless, hated, constantly explaining yourself, silenced, punished, invisible, and traumatized. What is it that you are actually doing wrong? Nothing! So WHY do you keep returning then?

Narcissism

How Europe Can Survive the Trump Era: Hibernation

Explosive narcissism and vulgar capitalism: It is impossible to engage in politics with this U.S. president. Europe should resist the temptation to …

Donald Trump

The Beautiful Narcissist’s Daughter I Met at Menards

Shopping for home upkeep supplies isn’t our favorite task. As Lady Beldon says in <i>Mrs. Miniver,</i> “Oh, shopping’s absolutely impossible nowadays. You …

Mental Disorders

Do You Have Situational Narcissism?

I have coined the term “Situational Narcissism” to describe the acquisition of Narcissistic values by a person who does not have a Narcissistic …

Relationships

Did the Narcissist really have a relationship in mind, or was it an agenda from the mind of a highly disordered and not fully functioning human being to extort and harm us? We all know that answer to this now, AND after the fact. It was NEVER a relationship – it was more like a predator after prey. They camouflage themselves and trap us with that amazing CHARM and then take us through the paces of HARM and everything else in between to get at what they want. It is ALL about the mask they wear.

The Narcissist camouflages themselves to trick and then control their potential target just like a predator. Again, they TRICK and TRAP their prey …

Narcissism

5 Ways Sociopaths Try To Hurt You

If you've ever encountered a sociopath or a narcissist, you know that they will do all they can to make you feel bad. Because they are so wrapped up …

Sociopathy

The abuse messages from a Narcissist are like an avalanche of so many confusing and debilitating thoughts that leave a target/victim feeling like there is no place to start as far as recovering – but there is once you move on and away from the chaos and allow clarity, knowledge, education, and the truth deprogram those destructive messages

Mental Health

Curiosity — Narcissists May Have One Specific Advantage Over...

We’re going to go out on a limb and guess that at some point in your life, you’ve met somebody who thought pretty highly of themselves. Like, way too …

Narcissism

Why Are Some People Snobs?

The protagonist of the British sitcom <i>Keeping Up Appearances</i> is the social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket—or ‘Bouquet’, as she insists it be …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

The good, Good, GOOD Narcissist

<b>“4. Look at Me Now—I Was Always Good</b><br>This philosophy is adopted by narcissists who are or were shy and introverted children…adults who were once …

Mental Disorders

What Is "Benching"? We Asked an Expert to Break Down This Aspect of Dating

We all know that dating can be a distinctly complicated challenge. Optimism is key, of course, so we splurge on the outfit, choose the right …

Relationships

What is Narissism Awareness Grief (NAG)? | The Exhausted Woman

After years of thinking she was dysfunctional, Sam finally embraced the reality of her mother’s narcissism. Her whole life had been filled with …

Psychology

The Root's Clapback Mailbag: The Seinfeld of Mailbags

Yesha’s back, which means I have to sit here and write an extended lede.<p>Sometimes I feel like Yesha’s just being mean to me. I bet she doesn’t even …

African-American News

Church of England plans to test aspiring clergy for skills, aptitude — and narcissism

LONDON (RNS) — Better psychological profiling of clergy, experts say, can help to spot pathologies such as narcissism and Machiavellianism that can …

Church of England

Radiohead fans ruin emotional moment at Toronto concert

The balance was off at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday. Seconds after an emotional Thom Yorke bitterly and justifiably spoke of a silence that was deafening, an audience got loud at the worse time. Radiohead had the blues in Toronto, and rock ’n’ roll needs a soundcheck.<p>The concert at what used to be …

Radiohead

Ex-Amb. Pickering: Putin Wants Russia to Be 'Equal Co-Partner' With US

Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Thomas Pickering said Vladimir Putin’s goal is for Russia to be seen on an equal footing with the United …

Russia

Double-Decker Narcissism

Donald Trump’s supporters believe the guy who believes only what he wants to believe.<p>The New York Times’ Wednesday story revealing Donald Trump was …

Donald Trump

How the West became a self-obsessed culture

A new book explores the history of individualism in the West.<p>America has a narcissism problem.<p>This was the conclusion of a recent study published in the journal <i>Psychological Science</i>, in which researchers polled just under 3,000 Americans across 50 states and found that many of them have an outsize …

Self-esteem

What's The Difference Between Self-Esteem & Narcissism?

The word "narcissist" gets thrown around a lot. Certainly in the past year or so, we've seen it used to describe people like Donald Trump and Kanye …

Mental Health

Narcissists May Have One Specific Advantage Over Other People

We're going to go out on a limb and guess that at some point in your life, you've met somebody who thought pretty highly of themselves. Like, way too …

Human Interest

You can tell if someone is a narcissist

You can tell if someone is a narcissist by simply asking them if they are. Studies show people who are willing to admit they’re more narcissistic are, in fact, more narcissistic. This is due to narcissists being comfortable with publicly stating that they’re superior to others, because they don’t actually see narcissism as a negative quality. Source Source 2

CNN’s Jake Tapper aghast at Putin invite: ‘What the hell is going on? Seriously. What the hell is going on?’

The normally calm CNN host Jake Tapper was shocked at the latest developments in the White House’s latest efforts to clean up President Donald …

Donald Trump

Mosman wife suspects partner is cheating after having a 'buzz cut'

'Engage a Magnum PI': Wife suspects her husband is having an affair because he 'started buying trendy outfits' and got a 'new buzz cut' - and the …

Lifestyle (UK)

Trump’s ‘Unbridled, Egotistical Narcissism’ Defines White House Summits

As President Donald Trump plans for a second U.S.-Russia summit in Washington this fall, Thomas Pickering, one of America’s most distinguished …

Foreign Policy

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Great Leader?

Because it takes everything you've got.

Leadership

Letter: Trump unfit for office, yet there seems no recourse

Trump unfit for office, yet<br>there seems no recourse<p>So what do Donald Trump’s outrageous behaviors and fantastical statements tell us about the man? …

Donald Trump

The future of beauty? A magic mirror that scores your skin and plays fitness consultant

Mirror, mirror on the wall, analyse my skin and give me a score.<p>And while we’re at it, order my cleanser, play me an exercise video, tell me the …

Lifestyle (UK)

Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action

Intoxication sometimes allows hidden “selves” to emerge.<p>Overstating your opinions and beliefs can lead others to misunderstand your meaning.<p>Kids need …

Online Dating