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Therapy for narcissism

Therapy for narcissism

  Photo by Victori∀ Therapy for narcissism Narcissism is one of the more difficult disorders to treat (Young et al, 2003).People with narcissism find it difficult to give and receive genuine love. They were often emotionally deprived in childhood and as a result have learned […]

Loving a narcissist

Loving a narcissist

  Loving a narcissist Loving a narcissist is a major challenge, relationships require expert navigation to succeed and loving a narcissist requires strong will and self awareness to survive. Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder where a person has an inflated sense of their […]

How to handle a narcissist

How to handle a narcissist

    How to handle a narcissist Narcissist’s are chronically insecure people. Their biggest fear is that they will be exposed and be seen as not good enough by others around them. As a consequence of this, they often choose partners whom they perceive to […]

The Dark Triad of Personality Characteristics

The Dark Triad of Personality Characteristics

  The Dark Triad of Personality Characteristics A dangerous recipe of three personality characteristics exists. Someone possessing these three traits is dangerous as they lack empathy, use people as objects and have a determination to succeed that is devoid of morals and ethics. These three […]

Emotional abuse and depression

Emotional abuse and depression

  Emotional abuse and depression It is nearly impossible to stay upbeat and happy when your optimism and spirit are being eroded away by an abusive partner. Emotional abuse and depression are closely linked but many overlook the connection. Emotional abuse is hard to pick […]

Are you dating a narcissist?

Are you dating a narcissist?

  Are you dating a narcissist? Many couples come to see me regarding problems in their relationships and I have found a large proportion of these cases to be affected by a narcissistic element. Often, one person exhibits many narcissistic traits, making the success of […]

New Relationship Checklist

New Relationship Checklist

  New Relationship Checklist A new relationship can be both exhilarating as well as scary. The love hormones are in full swing and we can feel giddy with excitement, allowing our thoughts to imagine all sorts of happy future scenarios. On the other hand, we […]

Boyfriend makes me feel I am crazy

Boyfriend makes me feel I am crazy

  Boyfriend makes me feel I am crazy Emotional abuse is widespread and hugely underreported. This is partly because many people do not realise that they are being emotionally abused. I am seeing a client at the moment who feels as if she is going […]