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…

DEAR EMPATHS: 4 TYPES OF NARCISSISTS YOU MAY BE ATTRACTING

WHAT IS IT ABOUT NARCISSISTS THAT IS SO IRRESISTIBLY ATTRACTIVE? Like moths drawn to flames, us empaths seem to have a penchant for flying head-first into dangerous friendships and soul-sucking relationships that leave us feeling exhausted and unhinged. And yet, over and over again many of us fall into the same trap, often missing the…

4 Types of Narcissists That Empaths Unknowingly Attract

While the narcissist and the empath lie at opposite ends of the same spectrum, the two often have a very magnetic attraction for reasons largely unknown. Many people have speculated as to why this attraction exists on such an intense level, but it might be simpler than we think. It very well may be a…

Sleeping with a Narcissist? Always Keep One Eye Open!

Narcissism seems to have become a contemporary epidemic. The technology available allows us to access and disseminate personal information and create your own “personal PR buzz” in ways that no other generation has been able to do. While true Narcissistic Personality Disorder is rarer that the appearance of tendencies or traits, the skills that individuals…

Narcissists Are Not Accountable

Lack of accountability is a pet peeve for sure, and also a common problem with narcissists. Although there are many disturbing factors in the personality of a narcissist, this one is tough to deal with in any relationship. It’s hard to understand. What is so difficult about owning up to mistakes when we’re wrong? Have…

Is There a Link Between Anorexia and Narcissism?

Joan Bakewell, an eminent member of the UK House of Lords, is apologising for comments she made linking anorexia to narcissism. The BBC News and other media sites report that she is now ‘deeply sorry’ for causing ‘distress’ by suggesting the rise of eating disorders among teenagers was a sign of ‘narcissism’ in society. In…

Is Your Teen a Narcissist? Learn the Warning Signs and Treatment Options

Is your teen unhappy, lacking in close friends and totally self obsessed? Is this a normal developmental stage of adolescence or do these symptoms indicate narcissistic personality disorder (NPD)? How can you tell the difference? Firstly, don’t panic! Many teens seem totally self obsessed at some stage and most simply grow-out of their behaviors. As…

Sexual Attitudes of a Narcissist

How The Narcissist Uses Sex To Take/Keep Control The sexual attitudes of narcissists are most peculiar- they tend to be either hyperactive sexually or hypoactive sexually. Generally, there are two types of narcissists: the somatic narcissist (hyperactive sexually) and the cerebral narcissist (hypoactive sexually). The somatic narcissist gains his ‘narcissistic supply’ from other people’s reactions…

5 Mistakes Narcissistic Leaders Make

Many narcissistic leaders are really good at what they do. Their belief that they can get the job done allows them to take bold risks that often pay off. Additionally, their charm helps them gain faithful followers who are eager to further their cause. But some narcissistic CEOs allow their superiority complex to hinder their…

Are Narcissists Aware of Their Disorder?

When it comes to narcissists and their irrational behaviors, one of THE most frequently asked questions posed by victims of narcissistic abuse is whether the narcissist is aware of what they’re doing.  A common misconception is that if they’re not aware of what they’re doing, then we shouldn’t hold them accountable for their seemingly unintentional…