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seven signs you’re dating a narcissist, according to a clinical Psychologist

They are sensitive and they overreact When a narcissist’s emotional needs aren’t met, their reaction is often grandiose. According to Dr Talley, many narcissistic people may appear extremely angry or cry until the other person apologises. They lack empathy Your partner may offer to come over when you are having a bad day, but their motivation is most likely self-serving. “When the world is all about you, there is little room left to have genuine and sustained empathy toward others,” says Dr Talley. “It seldom translates into action where theyRead More

That proposed Down syndrome abortion ban is an abuse of power

In what has become a disturbing pattern in our Republican-led Legislature recently approved legislation banning a woman from obtaining an abortion solely based on a determination that the fetus is diagnosed with Down Syndrome. The vote on the bill (HB2050) sponsored by House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, not only came without public hearings or any degree of transparency, it was also an unconstitutional infringement on a woman’s right to abortion. Despite previous federal court rulings that such legislation was in fact unconstitutional, the Republican majority acted without any hearings on this issue,as itRead More

4 Stages of Post-Mastectomy Lymphedema

While there is no cure for lymphedema, which is a life-long condition patients battle, symptoms can generally be managed through the use of massage, compression sleeves, and certain exercises. More drastic options may involve surgery to reroute lymphatic vessels or to transplant new lymph nodes into the effected area. Lymphedema doesn’t have to be a debilitating condition for most people, but it can be dangerous if left unchecked. If you experience lymphedema symptoms, it is important to get advice from your doctor, treat your lymphedema properly, and monitor the conditionRead More

13 Essential Tips if You Are Divorcing a Narcissist

About the narcissist Let’s start with why the narcissist—despite all the real reasons any sensible person would be highly motivated to stay out of court—is very likely to end up in it. 1. He or she is in it to win it. Even though there aren’t real “winners” in divorce—with luck, there’s some equitable splitting of responsibilities and assets—that’s not the narcissist’s point of view. He or she is likely to see himself or herself as a victim, regardless of the facts, and has no intention of meeting in theRead More

13 Essential Tips if You Are Divorcing a Narcissist

4. By engaging you in a court battle, the narcissist is still using you to feel powerful. Narcissists need to be in relationships to self-regulate, and by dragging you through court, he or she will feel a thrilling surge of power and control. If the narcissist simply lets you go, he or she would have to find someone else to fill the need. Unfortunately, this also means that the narcissist doesn’t care how the long the process takes—which is surprising but true. Again, most people want to put the unpleasantness and stress ofRead More

How Empaths Can Survive Life With Moody, Manipulative People

You are not responsible for anyone else’s feelings. Are you an empathic person who feels others’ pain and then takes responsibility for their feelings in an effort to alleviate their pain? Is it hard for you to feel others’ pain without trying to fix them? Often, empathic people become caretakers to try to alleviate others’ pain so they don’t have to feel that pain. And takers are generally very attracted to caretakers in relationships. This is the situation with Tiffany: “My husband lays his feelings at my feet often and in myRead More

How Empaths Can Survive Life With Moody, Manipulative People

The point is to fully accept that when someone is abandoning themselves and stuck in their wounded self, they are not in their rational mind and they are not capable of caring. There is nothing you can say or do to have control over getting them to open and care. The more Tiffany accepts her lack of control over him and the more devoted she is to loving herself rather than taking care of him, the better she will feel. Over time, as her husband gets that pulling on her toRead More

5 Things A Narcissist Does To Keep You From Leaving Them Ever

If you find yourself dating a narcissist, then I don’t need to tell you that it is not going to be easy. They’ll turn on the charm to hide the fact that they’re manipulating you and they’ll take you to hell and back with them.  However, you can escape them and it will be easier if you, know the techniques they are using to prevent you from leaving. Information is the key and if you can recognize certain practices, you can avoid falling victim to them and cut them out. TheseRead More

The Ethical Case for Having a Baby With Down Syndrome

My wife’s ultrasound turned up something abnormal in the baby’s heart — an otherwise innocuous feature that correlates with genetic conditions such as Down syndrome. A series of tests confirmed that our son indeed had Down syndrome. We were given the option of abortion, but my wife, Jan, already regarded him as our baby, and a few months later Aaron was born. The first days after the diagnosis were hard. We thought about our son’s future, and our future. We went through a period of grieving. But we soon cameRead More

This Is Why He’ll Cheat Based On His Zodiac Sign – In Five Words

strology can be used as a great tool to determine the possible reasons men cheat. Although it must be kept in mind that these reasons are genuine ones. Not everyone is the same; they only apply to men with same Zodiacs on a general level. Others might have different reasons for cheating on their partner the way they do. When most people start a new relationship, they don’t think about cheating at first — they’re too wrapped up in the excitement and their fascination with their partner. Every zodiac signRead More