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Advice for dealing with a narcissist

Advice for dealing with a narcissist

Check how they treat their parents, especially their mother. If they treat their mother as a nuisance, it’s not a good sign. If they care and always have time for their mother – this suggests empathy and a caring attitude.. TICK. Do they ask about 

Similarities between dieting and dating

Similarities between dieting and dating

Dieting and dating There are many similarities between dieting and dating although it may not seem obvious at first. Let me explain … Some foods are great for healthy functioning. Foods such as fruit and vegetables, low-fat dairy, and lean protein all contribute to a 

Emotional abuse and how to spot it

Emotional abuse and how to spot it

I created this YouTube video on emotional abuse 11 years ago but the advice is still accurate and applicable today. Abusive partners try to manipulate you through gaslighting, lying and deflection. It’s never their fault and they lead you to believe that you must have 

Life with a narcissist

Life with a narcissist

The term Narcissist is commonly used these days and it seems like everyone can be called one at this point. We all have narcissistic tendencies but most of us have very mild tendencies. Someone with Narcissistic Personality Disorder has severe symptoms – selfish, lacking empathy, need 

Do narcissists make good leaders?

Do narcissists make good leaders?

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How to Detox Yourself from Toxic Relations

How to Detox Yourself from Toxic Relations

Maybe your friend asks you out for lunch and never shows up. Maybe your partner cheats. Maybe your boss doesn’t give you the attention and consideration you need. Whatever it is, it’s essential to know that toxic relationships can be damaging to your mental health 

The dynamics of controlled anger in relationships

The dynamics of controlled anger in relationships

Controlled anger is common, especially in relationships where there is emotional abuse. Are you in a relationship with a partner that gets angry? If you are in a relationship with an angry person they can leave you on tenterhooks. You spend your time tiptoeing around 

What is a Psychopath?

What is a Psychopath?

The term “psychopathy” originated in 1891 in Germany. Psychopathy referred to antisocial behaviour. In 1959, “psychopathic disorder” became a legal category in the UK. It meant: a persistent disorder or disability of mind which results in abnormally aggressive or seriously irresponsible conduct.” Then in the 

Trying to change someone is a waste of time

Trying to change someone is a waste of time

  No one is perfect. No matter who we date, there will always be something that we wish they would change. If you are lucky their habits that irritate you will be small and fairly insignificant. If however their behaviour begins to affect the quality 

What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

Narcissistic Personality Disorder: If you talk to a psychiatrist or psychologist – many will tell you the most difficult type of personality to deal with is those with a Narcissistic Personality Disorder. So what is Narcissistic Personality Disorder? Narcissistic personalities are amongst the hardest patients