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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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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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Remarriage: Factors for Success

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00 December 15th, 2011|Categories: Gender, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"Remarriage is the triumph of hope over experience" - Samuel Johnson Taking that plunge (again) can be nerve-wracking, especially if you had an especially difficult divorce. Here are some factors that help increase your changes of a successful marriage the second time around. A study by Falke et al. (2007) reviewed literature from 1980 through 2007 [...]

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Study: Coping with Loneliness at 45+

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:45+00:00 May 31st, 2011|Categories: Addiction, Depression/Anxiety, Relationships, Research, Sleep, Social Media, Television|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over 3,000 people in the U.S. over 45 years of age were surveyed in a study of loneliness (sponsored by AARP). The survey measured loneliness using the UCLA Loneliness Scale. Participants who scored 44 points or more were defined as "lonely", while those scoring 43 or less were defined as "not lonely". (My bullet points aren't [...]

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Frenemies: The New Enemy

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:45+00:00 May 20th, 2011|Categories: Dating, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

"Frenemy" is actually in the Oxford Dictionary. It was added in 2010 along with its friends "vuvuzela" and "chill pill". (I just thought of a great high school English assignment - write a poem using "frenemy", "vuvuzela", and "chill pill". But I digress.) A "frenemy" is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as "a person with whom [...]

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People Determine Cheating Potential By Voice Pitch

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:46+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|Categories: Dating, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

According to a new study, women think that men with a lower-pitched voice are more likely to cheat, while men think that a woman with a higher-pitched voice is more likely to cheat. These findings were independent of whether a person preferred a certain voice pitch, or found a certain voice pitch attractive. In addition, women [...]

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Study: Why do men use silly pickup lines?

By | 2016-10-05T06:45:49+00:00 February 17th, 2011|Categories: Dating, Gender, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

World-Science.net 14 Jan 2011 -- "Pickup" lines based on humor tend to fall flat-but they do get the speakers rat­ed as rel­a­tively fun­ny and so­cia­ble, and aren't dis­fa­vored by wom­en seek­ing brief li­ais­ons, a new study sug­gests. The pair stud­ied the ef­fects of "flip­pant" lines such as "can I get a pic­ture of you so I [...]

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