Category Archives: Narcissism

Rethinking Narcissism: The Bad – and Surprising Good – About Feeling Special

Craig Malkin writes: * narcissism is a learned response, that is, a habit and, like any habit, it gets stronger or weaker depending on circumstances. Narcissists bury normal emotions like fear, sadness, loneliness, and shame because they’re afraid they’ll be … Continue reading

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How Do You Spot Toxic People?

Here are some highlights from the excellent Jackson MacKenzie book, Psychopath Free (Expanded Edition): Recovering from Emotionally Abusive Relationships With Narcissists, Sociopaths, and Other Toxic People: 1. Gaslighting and crazy-making. They blatantly deny their own manipulative behavior and ignore evidence … Continue reading

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Narcissistic Fathers

If you don’t deal with your past, your past will deal with you. The relationship you have with your inner world reflects your relationship with your mom. The relationship you have with your outer world reflects your relationship with your … Continue reading

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National Geographic Documentary On Psychopaths

Luke: The line that struck me at the beginning was that a psychopath can say the lines, but he doesn’t hear the tune.

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When Narcissists Fall Apart

From The Rawness: Narcissists, without their armor of grandiosity, will fall apart. They reach a point where their armor is the only thing holding them together. Narcissists become what I like to call “grandiosity sharks.” Have you heard how a … Continue reading

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