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June, 2018

 

How To Identify An Extreme Narcissist

  The extreme narcissist is a person characterized by a complete lack of empathy for other people. They feel superior to others and see people as either enabling them to get what they want or preventing them from getting what they want. The extreme narcissist is incapable of love. They can pretend, but it’s never real. They use people but they don’t care about them. The extreme narcissist might enjoy what another person does for them, but they’re unable to value this person or form a meaningful attachment to them.Read More


Genetic link discovered between Alzheimer’s and Down Syndrome could pave way for future treatment

WASHINGTON D.C. [USA]: Genes linking Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome have been discovered, a new research has claimed. Scientists from The Francis Crick Institute took a step closer to understand which genes are responsible for early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome. The findings could pave the way for future medicines to prevent the disease in these individuals, and provide insights into the mechanisms that cause dementia in the general population. Around 1 in 800 people are born with Down syndrome, which arose in people carrying an extra copy ofRead More


A Narcissist Never Changes His Stripes, He Just Changes Partners

Narcissists are dutiful chameleons, forever adapting to their new environment and running from themselves. As long as they can be someone else with every new partner, why change? They’re getting constant love, great sex, and endless amount of affection and attention—all the good bits from a relationship. They don’t actually do love, they do fun, thrills, and passion. They stay around for all the light-hearted parts of the relationship, and just when the partner thinks they’re settling into a long-term romance, the narcissist shapeshifts into someone unrecognizable. While the partner is buyingRead More


A Narcissist Never Changes His Stripes, He Just Changes Partners

And let’s not forget, the new woman should be totally different from all the others who came before her—I mean, good lord, they all demanded his time, affection, and love. They were needy, clingy, controlling, and suspicious of him. This poor, poor sap is just a hopeless romantic and desperately wants to find his happily ever after. The new woman undoubtedly falls for the smoke and mirrors act, gladly steps up for the starring role in his play, and ensures she NEVER ever acts anything like his exes. They soundRead More


7 Underlying Truths A Psychologist Wants You To Know About Narcissistic Behavior

When you hear the word narcissist, your mind probably associates behaviors like arrogance, cockiness, and entitlement. While these are certainly characteristics of someone with narcissism, there is quite a bit going on that is much deeper than the superficial exaggerated self-opinion. Here are seven fundamental truths you might not have known about narcissists that can explain why they behave the way they do. 1. Narcissists have conditional self-worth. While narcissists seem confident, their self-worth is, in fact, conditional, whether they’re aware of it or not. It is based on certain experiences,Read More


7 Underlying Truths A Psychologist Wants You To Know About Narcissistic Behavior

4. A narcissist uses anger to avoid feeling deeper emotions. It is “safer” for a narcissist to be angry than it is to feel the sadness and fear associated with his or her conditional self-worth. This coping mechanism of anger is so deep-rooted for narcissists as a means to protect themselves from their own vulnerability that it has become an automatic reaction. 5. A narcissist operates from an all-or-nothing perfectionistic viewpoint. For a narcissist, something is either right OR wrong; a person’s behavior is either nice OR mean; he orRead More


The 21 Stages That Destroy Every Relationship Between an Empath and a Narcissist

  1 . The introduction: An empath becomes attracted to a narcissist. Loving deeply and unconditionally, the empath feels fulfilled even though the narcissist is not playing an equal part in the relationship. Feeling satisfied, the empath believes their love is reciprocated simply because of the narcissist’s presence. 2. Believing they’ve found a once-in-a-lifetime love, the empath invest more. The narcissist affirms this, creating an illusion that what is happening is “special”, leading the empath to bond even stronger. 3. Occasionally, the narcissist seems to want the relationship as much asRead More


Inside The Heart Of A Woman Broken By A Narcissist

He came into her life like the most welcome guest. He was everything she ever wished for…or at least he seemed to be. He walked through her life spreading his charm everywhere. That unexplainable charm… nobody could help themselves but fall for it. And he left damaging footprints. He stepped on her self-confidence and self-worth so proudly, without any fear that he might harm her. And he did. He created a total mess in her head. He set a fire and watched it burn. A narcissist broke her soft, fragile heart. Now,Read More


Why It’s Okay To Cut Toxic Family Members Out of Your Life

This abusive behavior isn’t confined to romantic relationships because anyone can have a toxic influence on your life. Shannon Battle, LPC LCAS for the last eight years at Families Services of America, tells Her Campus that the best way to approach a toxic person is first to establish boundaries. To help stick to these boundaries, Battle suggests, “Anytime you deal with toxicity, understand there is a learning curve. There will be periods of uncertainty, guilt, and possible loss in relationships. You have to determine the level of sacrifice you are willing to makeRead More


Why It’s Okay To Cut Toxic Family Members Out of Your Life

We get it, your connection with your family is supposed to be this mythical bond that nobody and nothing can break—however, sometimes it’s okay to distance yourself from certain family members, even if that means cutting them off indefinitely. You should never compromise your mental, emotional or physical health for the sake of tolerating a toxic family member. Before you start blocking Aunt Susan and your second cousin, it’s important to recognize the signs of a toxic person: They’re judgmental. Constructive criticism is healthy, but persistent, unwarranted criticism can deteriorate anyone’sRead More