Why narcissists are more likely to break the rules of sport

What drives professional sportspeople to break the rules of the game? And what makes them believe, or hope, that they won’t get caught? Or think that their actions will bring glory to them and their team? It seems to be a daily occurrence now, that professional sportsmen and women bend or break rules to get ahead. Whether…

How Do Children Become Narcissists?

I am often asked “What type of parentingleads children to grow up with a Narcissistic Personality Disorder?”  Or “Are the children of Narcissistic parents at risk of becoming Narcissists themselves?”  I thought that I would use today’s post to shed some light on this issue. How Does Someone “Get” a Narcissistic Personality Disorder? Narcissistic Personality Disorders are a byproduct of certain childhood family environments….

Things Your Narcissist Ex Will Do – Breakup That Prove You Were Right To End it

It’s safe to say when you began this relationship, you had no idea that your SO was a narcissist. Narcissists are irresistibly charming and charismatic at the start of the relationship. They’ll shower their partners with flattery, affection and gifts, but once the commitment is made, things start to go downhill fast. Anyone who’s lived…

Signs of A Narcissistic Sociopath

So you have met him or her! The perfect person to spend the rest of your life with! Hold On!!! Not so fast!! Ask yourself these following questions, they may bring some clarity to who/what you are actually dealing with. Charming~do they say all the right things? Are they over-the-top with compliments? Never ending stream of hearts & flower words?…

What Really Makes Narcissists Angry (and Why)

Narcissists are people who feed off the energy of others. They draw from people around them to boost their self-esteem. As a result, they are extraordinarily self-centered. If you have a narcissist for a boss, it can be very difficult. Narcissists are reluctant to share credit with others. One question about narcissists is whether they are also prone to aggressive and…

Why Daughters of Narcissists Are Drawn to Narcissistic Men

Due to the first blueprint for romantic relationships being molded by their toxic fathers, daughters of narcissistic fathers run the risk of engaging in a trauma repetition cycle and ending up in unhealthy relationships or friendships in adulthood. Daughters of narcissistic fathers may find themselves being retraumatized by predators who are very similar to their first male ‘role…

The 5 types of toxic narcissists at work

You hear the narcissist label used quite a lot these days—in ordinary conversation, in news articles, on television. Most people use the word to describe men and women who think a little too well of themselves and don’t have much regard for the feelings of others. Kurt is always bragging about his “amazing” social life…

HOW PARENTS TURN THEIR KIDS INTO RAGING NARCISSISTS

Parents who consider their kid to be “more special than other children” and feel that they “deserve something extra in life” may now be characterized not only as annoying, but also as responsible for bringing one more self-important narcissist into society. New research out of the Netherlands published Monday in the Proceedings of the National…

The 3 Phases of a Relationship With a Narcissist

So, you are wondering what the hell happened aren’t you? You thought you had met your soul mate and you were the luckiest person in the world. Of course in phase 1 you weren’t questioning your relationship, but like a switch going off everything changed, even if you can’t put your finger on it, something is…