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Narcissism

Beware of Narcissists Around Your Pet

By | 2017-06-30T13:26:05+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Animals, Narcissism|Tags: , , |

Beware of Narcissists Around Your Pet Narcissists can be harmful to your pet.  Watch for the following signs, in order to protect you and your pet. 1. Narcissists will use the pet as a manipulation tactic. If you talk about leaving, they will tell you that you will never see your pet again.  Or if you [...]

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Why Gaslighters Accuse You of Gaslighting

By | 2017-02-14T10:18:55+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Categories: Conflict, Current Events, Gaslighting, Narcissism, Personality, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gaslighters, people who try to control others through manipulation, will often accuse you of behaviors that they are engaged in themselves. This is a classic manipulation tactic. Read more to learn why this tactic works so well. In the article Gaslighting: Know It and Identify It to Protect Yourself, I described gaslighting as a series of manipulation tactics used to discredit you, keep you off-balance, [...]

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7 Ways to Cope With Narcissists at Work

By | 2017-02-06T10:56:16+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Narcissism, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

You know the narcissist at your workplace. He or she is the one that: Takes credit for your hard work Gives you backhanded compliments Ridicules you in front of your coworkers Blames everything on you Knows your weak spot and exploits it Actively tries to get you demoted or fired Lies to get ahead Seems to compete with everyone to [...]

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12 Pitfalls of Gift-Giving with a Narcissist

By | 2017-02-06T11:10:02+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Categories: Holidays, Narcissism|Tags: , , , , , , |

So it's time to exchange gifts with the narcissist in your life.  First, accept two things: 1. The narcissist will never be happy with your gift.  2. This will never change. Here are the common scenarios you will encounter when exchanging gifts with a narcissist: 1. The narcissist tells you that you didn't give them a nice enough [...]

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How to Leave a Narcissist for Good

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Categories: Narcissism, Psychology, Relationships, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

New Psychology Today post, "How to Leave a Narcissist for Good". You've decided you just can't live with the suffering and mental torment of being in a relationship with a narcissist. Leaving a narcissist is one of the toughest things you'll ever do. Here's how to get out with your sanity intact. Continue reading...

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10 Tips for Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Categories: Narcissism, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , |

After posting Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 on signs you are in a relationship with a narcissist and what to do about it, I received emails and comments asking what to do when you have children with a narcissist. While walking away from a narcissist is difficult enough, it is even more of a [...]

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So You’re in a Relationship with a Narcissist. Now What?

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 December 29th, 2015|Categories: Narcissism, Psychology, Relationships|Tags: , , |

Part 3 of a 3-article Psychology Today series on living with a narcissist. As you learned in Part 1 and Part 2 of this article series, being in a relationship with a narcissist is emotionally draining and can cause you to question your sanity.  You're feeling guilty about things that aren't your fault; you're told that you don't remember things the [...]

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8 More Signs You’re with a Narcissist

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Categories: Narcissism, Psychology, Relationships|Tags: , , |

Part 2 of a 3-article series on being in a relationship with a narcissist: In Part 1 of this article series, you learned 10 signs that you are in a relationship with a narcissist.  You learned that narcissists are the masters of the guilt trip.  You also learned that narcissists have a set of rules for you in the relationship [...]

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Are You in a Relationship With a Narcissist?

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Categories: Narcissism, Psychology, Relationships|Tags: , , |

New Psychology Today post:  10 Signs You are in a Relationship with a Narcissist... You find that you feel guilty for things that aren't really your fault.  You find that what your partner told you last week is now denied by them this week.  Being in a relationship with someone who is a narcissist can be very emotionally draining, [...]

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Rate of narcissism increasing, especially for those born after 1982

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:50+00:00 March 14th, 2008|Categories: College, Research|Tags: , , , , , |

The July/August 2007 issue of the Atlantic Monthly discussed a 24-year study by Jean M. Twenge which examined the rate of narcissism in college students.. The Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI), a 40-question survey, was administered to 16,475 college students in the United States between 1982 and 2006. It was found that there has been a steady [...]