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December, 2017

 

13 Things That Happen When a Narcissist and an Empath Fall In Love

7. As time goes by, their relationship grows, so an empath cannot stand to see their partner suffering. They will want to do whatever it takes to help them feel okay. Also, deep down in their subconsciousness, empaths want to make narcissists better people. 8. There comes the point in an empath’s life when they change completely. They are a totally different person, and no one can recognize them. So, this results in many issues in the relationship. Why? Well, since the empath is changed, they begin to realize they also haveRead More


How to Help Your Children When Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

Co-parenting with a narcissist is definitely not fun for you, but it may be doubly difficult for your children. Narcissists lack empathy and genuine love. They see the people around them as commodities to be manipulated and maneuvered for their own benefit. With children, this can be disastrous. You can, however, mitigate the negative effects of your partner’s or ex-partner’s narcissism on the children. This can be challenging, however, no matter the age of your children. Young children are emotionally vulnerable, of course, but even your adult children will needRead More


How to Help Your Children When Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

3 More Ways to Mitigate the Negative Effects of the Narcissistic Parent on Your Children Once you have set up the appropriate legal boundaries with the narcissist, you will still need to troubleshoot the issues that come up. If you’re still in a living situation with the narcissist, being proactive about handling problems is even more important. Here are a few tips: 1. Don’t Get Sucked into the Narcissist’s Games Narcissists thrive on attention, including negative attention. They will likely try to do things to purposefully push your buttons andRead More


The Narcissist Checklist: What They Really Look For In Their Victims

When it comes to who a narcissist picks to manipulate there are a lot more things taken into consideration than you might think. They know exactly what they are looking for, the way they are is not something that comes on out of nowhere. Narcissists for those who may not be aware are people who suffer from narcissistic personality disorder. They are very cold and lack empathy for others. They are generally very self-centered and manipulative, to say the least. These kinds of people believe they are better than everyone else. TheyRead More


How the 3 Types of Narcissists Act on a First Date

When you say the word “Narcissist,” most people immediately picture an outgoing, extroverted person who appears supremely self-confident and immediately takes center stage in every gathering. While this is an apt brief description of the behavior of a typical Exhibitionist Narcissist who is feeling grandiose, it leaves out many other people who also have Narcissistic Disorders. I have found it useful to divide Narcissistic Personality Disorder into three main subtypes: Exhibitionist, Closet, and Toxic. Some theorists give them different names or they may describe fewer or more types of Narcissists. The ones that I call Toxic Narcissists, they mayRead More


How the 3 Types of Narcissists Act on a First Date

Example—Ted and Sue on a date Ted, an Exhibitionist Narcissist businessman, went on a first date with an attractive woman Sue whom he met through an Internet dating site. Here is how each of them described their date later: Ted: “I really impressed her! I told her about how many important people I know, and I took her to a fancy restaurant and I ordered a fabulous dinner for her and chose an excellent wine that she had never tasted before. I can’t wait for the next date. She is hot! Next timeRead More


How the 3 Types of Narcissists Act on a First Date

Closet Narcissist Basic Relationship Style:  They choose someone that they can idealize as perfect and special. They bask in this person’s reflected glory. They imagine that some of this specialness will rub off on them. They treasure the small bits of approval that they get from whomever they idealize. They often form relationships with Exhibitionist Narcissists because they mistake their defensive grandiosity for true self-confidence. Toxic Narcissists Toxic Narcissists are the “meanies” of the Narcissistic group. They are not satisfied by being the center of attention, they want complete dominance andRead More


NARCISSISTS LOVE TO SPOIL SPECIAL OCCASIONS

Maybe it’s a holiday you have been planning for some time and the narcissist knows just how much you have been looking forward to the break. Maybe it’s a reunion for your closest friends or a special birthday party. Whatever the occasion, the narcissist will do their utmost to make sure that it doesn’t turn out to be as special as you had hoped. They want you to share in their own misery. They don’t like to see others happy unless of course, they are the cause of such happiness.Read More


15 signs of an Inadvertent Narcissist

Easy Ways to Tell Whether You’re an Inadvertent Narcissist It’s become very popular to use psychological principles to try to identify who’s a narcissist. As this is not a flattering term at all, it’s far more difficult to take an honest look at yourself to see if the term applies to you. An inadvertent narcissist is a person who behaves in highly egocentric and self-focused ways without having any insight into the source of these behaviors as coming from one’s own personality. One very obvious route to gaining this understanding comes from listening to yourselfRead More


15 signs of an Inadvertent Narcissist

Active strategies: Confront the speaker, either by using sarcasm (“the conversation is going that way again”) or overtly calling the speaker out Shift the topic to themselves or to another topic completely Maintain the floor (“look them dead in the eye and talk with a direct and meaningful tone”) Bring another person into the conversation Passive strategies: Reduced response (by looking away) Demonstrate disinterest Leavetaking (“make bad excuses to leave”) Prepare mentally so as not to get upset Listen or pretend to listen till they run out of steam IgnoreRead More