Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: narcissism

Living with a narcissist

Living with a narcissist

If you are living with a narcissist or you are dating one, you may often be left with an uncomfortable feeling. A feeling of unease but you aren’t able to put your finger on it. You question yourself regularly and wonder why things feel ‘off’ […]

How to deal with double standards

How to deal with double standards

I guess we can all be guilty from time to time of having double standards.Most of the time, we don’t realise we are doing it and there is no major harm done. There are some people however, who make a habit of engaging in double […]

Signs that your partner is too selfish for a relationship

Signs that your partner is too selfish for a relationship

Dating someone who is selfish can take it’s toll on you emotionally. When your partner is too selfish for a relationship, there are clear behaviours to let you know what’s going on. You just have to know what to look for. First of all, their […]

How emotional abuse affects your mental health

How emotional abuse affects your mental health

Emotional abuse affects your mental health – big time. No question about it. The scary part is that often, it creeps up on you, little by little. One day you wake up and realise that you are a quivering mess. Not at all the person […]

The cycle of narcissistic abuse

The cycle of narcissistic abuse

  The narcissist starts off by making you feel like the best thing sliced bread. They reel you in and shower you with love and adoration. As soon as you are ‘hooked’ on them, they feel safe to let their guard down and be more […]

Love bombing

Love bombing

  Love bombing is an attempt to influence a person by demonstrations of attention and affection. It can be used in different ways and can be used for either a positive or negative purpose. Narcissists secret weapon When someone tells you just how special you are, […]

What not to do with a narcissist

What not to do with a narcissist

11 Things NOT to do with a narcissist Narcissists do not think the way the average mentally healthy person does. Their ‘mental wiring’ is damaged. Because of this, there are certain things that you should not do when dealing with a narcissist. Don’t automatically believe/trust […]

How narcissists think

How narcissists think

  We often hear the term “narcissist,” but in reality, what does that mean? Does it merely describe someone who likes to be the center of attention or likes the way he or she looks, or is there more to it? A narcissist can be […]