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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 […]

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 be […]

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 […]