Narcissism

So many conflicting thoughts, so much confusion! In reality it is control and abuse that disorientates your thoughts and disables your reality.

Psychology

A significant number of mass shooters may be aggrieved narcissists

A new review article published in <i>American Behavioral Scientist</i> argues that mass shootings are linked to narcissism.<p>“I have studied aggression and …

American Psychological Association

Will I Be Good Enough for the Holidays?

Source: DeanDrobot/iStock<p>One of the painful trademarks of the narcissistic family is constant criticism and judgment. In their presence, one can feel …

Relationships

Narcissists are like the fictional Pied Piper that plays a magical flute that seduces all types of people to follow him/her wherever the Pied Piper wants them to go AND do what they want you to do. You are not even aware of the other people that are right there with you because all you hear is that magical tune that keeps playing in your heart and mind that is all lies and manipulation.

Mind

The relationship between a narcissistic golden child and the scapegoat

In today’s article I am going to discuss the toxic dynamic between a highly malignant narcissistic ‘golden child,’ and the ‘scapegoated child’. Not …

Parenting

A Narcissist is only as strong/real as what we believe – unfortunately EVERYTHING is basically lies to lure us into their delusional and destructive world. The biggest lie was that word they loosely used or love! They do not know love, feel love, or reciprocate with the love you and I know.

Relationships

Whether a narcissist decides to cut someone out of their life depends on 3 basic factors

• <b>This post by Elinor Greenberg originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question "Do narcissists ever discard people permanently?"</b>• <b><br>The answer depends on three factors, and it also depends on the type of narcissist the person is.</b><p>Whether a narcissist discards you permanently depends on three …

Relationships

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

When the Narcissist wants something from you, they will tell you what you want to hear, or do what they need to do to get what they want.

Relationships

Millennials are narcissistic? The evidence is not so simple

Rising social media use has sparked a passionate debate among psychologists: are today’s young people more “Generation Me”, or “Generation We”?<p>At the next table in the cafe where I was working this morning, a young woman spent a whole hour talking excitedly to her older companion about herself, her …

Psychology

5 strong reality checks for survivors of narcissistic abuse - Salon.com

<b>1. No, they have not changed nor are they likely to change.</b> As an author who writes about psychologically abusive relationships, I frequently get letters from survivors asking me if it’s possible for an abusive, narcissistic partner to change. Theoretically, if someone is willing to change and puts …

Psychology

How the narcissist destroys your integrity to protect THEMSELVES from being outed as the abuser they are! The ‘smear campaign’ and those minions or flying monkeys or the Narcissist’s pawns!

Personality

How the Narcissist manages you down!

Psychology

The 3 Most Painful Things A Narcissist Will Do To You

Nowadays, narcissism has become a popular word. Sometimes it is used to describe a individualism and self-centeredness (What is good for ME and how …

Relationships

There is no “one” real person inside of the Narcissist that is fully functioning or normal but instead there are MANY made up facsimiles of people they imitate to cover up their dark reality to give them a superficial façade and the ability to gain access into the lives of normal and healthy people.

Psychology

The Problem of Authenticity and Professional Narcissism in Startup Branding

<i>By Vik Patel</i><p>Branding is about cultivating a unique cluster of ideas to represent your company -- ideas that are expressed in advertising, website design, logos and the company name, customer service interactions and other external manifestations. A brand is a personality for your company.<p>When I was …

Angela Ahrendts

How A Narcissist Deals a Break-up: 6 Phases and After Effects

What occurs after the break-up with a narcissist?<p>When you say the final farewell to a narcissist, you must prepare yourself to take an emotional and …

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Narcissists are MASTERS at putting a spin on the truth, using extreme manipulation, and playing mind games to get what they want from people and life.

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! …

Mind

We're all a little bit narcissistic — but there are 3 features that set true narcissists apart

• <b>On some level, we all have narcissistic tendencies.</b>• <b><br>But Narcissistic Personal Disorder only affects a small amount of people.</b>• <b><br>Across the board, narcissists demonstrate patterns of grandiosity, the need for admiration, and a lack of empathy.</b><p>After this interview I did for ELLE about whether or not …

Personality

Dundee councillor hits back at gender bill 'child abuse' claims

© Supplied<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A Dundee lecturer has been criticised for claiming proposals to make it easier for children to choose their …

Gender

If I only try a little harder this relationship will work! No – it will NEVER work!

Relationships

8 Signs Of Narcissism Most People Ignore Until Its Too Late

<i>“We all have come in contact with the flamboyant narcissist. Their self-absorption can’t be mistaken. But there is also the covert narcissist, who is</i> …

Personality

Brand New’s Jesse Lacey acknowledges sexual misconduct allegations: “I was selfish, narcissistic, and insensitive in my past”

Brand New frontman Jessy Lacey has issued a statement addressing allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor. A woman named Elizabeth Garey has …

Relationships

They come wrapped up with a pretty bow BUT underneath those wrappings is an empty, dark, and bottomless box.

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! …

Relationships

5 research-backed ways to deal with narcissists

Is that difficult someone driving you up the wall? What's the best way to handle impossible people?<p>I've broken down the research on how to handle …

Psychology

Silent Treatment, Ghosting, and No Contact: Telling It Like...

“Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” Dalai Lama Time and again people are confusing the concepts of silent treatment, …

Relationships

What Causes Attachment Based Parental Alienation in Narcissistic Relationships? | The Recovery Expert

<i>“It’s funny how sometimes the people you’d take the bullet for, are the ones behind the trigger.”</i><p><b>What exactly is parental alienation in the context</b> …

Parenting

The 2 types of narcissists you’ll meet at work

Here’s how to spot them.Most workplaces have a narcissist, and they’re not so hard to identify. They’re the ones who know the best way to do …

Personality

With a Narcissist you are NEVER and individual with any needs of your own – it was a role you were emotionally manipulated and conned in and out of – and you were only dehumanized, subjugated and objectified by a personality disordered person each and every time they needed you as supply.

Relationships

A Beginner’s Guide to Narcissistic Personality Disorder

<b>And How to Get the Hell Away From It</b><p>First off, this is <i>not</i> intended to be a clinical or comprehensive look at pathological narcissism. It’s more like …

Personality