Do you know a covert narcissist?
Do you know a covert narcissist?

A covert narcissist is just as damaging as an overt narcissist but they are clever at disguising their disorder. Instead of overt behaviour, they will ignore you, be passive-aggressive or disengage and replace you without any discussion. Their actions will have the same damaging result but they will act in more subtle ways. Sometimes this... » read more

Narcissistic tantrums
Narcissistic tantrums

Narcissistic rage can be defined as intense anger, aggression, or passive-aggression when a narcissist experiences frustration or a setback. When they are disappointed, it shatters their illusions of grandiosity, entitlement, and superiority, and triggers inner inadequacy, shame, and vulnerability. Feelings that threaten them and that they do not wish to experience. As a result, they lash out at... » read more

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 of the relationship, you may find yourself wishing that they... » read more

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 for psychiatrists to treat, for the simple reason that their... » read more

Is my partner a narcissist?
Is my partner a narcissist?

The signs can be subtle because a clever narcissist will operate stealthily and at a time may not even realize that they display narcissistic traits. There are certain things that show whether someone has narcissistic traits, without a shadow of a doubt. Here are the common signs of a narcissistic partner Lack of empathy Narcissists... » read more

The litmus test for relationships in lockdown
The litmus test for relationships in lockdown

Too much ‘togetherness’? Being in lockdown is bound to put a strain on any relationship and too much time together can be a recipe for disaster.  How much of a strain lockdown places on a relationship is down to a few characteristics that some relationships have and others don’t. I have put together a list... » read more

Narcissists- Five things you didn’t know
Narcissists- Five things you didn’t know

We all know someone who is a narcissist. We probably aren’t aware of their underlying defaults but we will be aware of their self serving tendencies and their tendencies to engineer everything around them to enable and promote their own wants and needs. Narcissistic parents are known for using their children to further their own... » read more

What narcissists don’t want you to know
What narcissists don’t want you to know

I came across this brilliantly written article on narcissism. Had to copy it – very accurate! The article refers to the narcissist as “he” but narcissism affects females too.   The narcissist does not want you to know that if he does not receive a virtually ceaseless stream of attention he will literally be in... » read more

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’ in the relationship. This usually begins to happen once you... » read more