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What is a Vulnerable Narcissist? (6 Signs to Look Out For)

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In clinical practice, narcissism is a personality disorder. However, most people who exhibit narcissistic traits do not meet the clinical mental health criteria for narcissistic personality disorder (NPD). That means that narcissism can range from a few narcissistic traits to full-scale narcissistic personality disorder, which occurs along the spectrum. What is a Vulnerable Narcissist? Vulnerable […]


20 Symptoms of Narcissistic Victim Syndrome You May Have Experienced

Do you constantly feel guilty, insecure, and bad about yourself? Are you experiencing overwhelming feelings of anxiety, helplessness, and hopelessness? Does a relationship with your partner seem like walking on eggshells most of the time? You might be suffering from Narcissistic victim syndrome. Being involved with a narcissist is hard. Individuals with narcissistic personality disorder […]


How Dating a Narcissist Changes You

A relationship with a narcissist may be a roller-coaster of emotions, painful and depleting. Most of the time, being in a relationship with a narcissist severely impacts the health and well-being of their victims. When you date a narcissist, your perceptions about yourself and the world may change. This can be devastating for your sense […]


Can a Narcissist Be Faithful in a Relationship?

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Every relationship demands dedication and work and can occasionally be challenging. A relationship with a narcissist, however, presents unique difficulties. If you are in a relationship with a narcissist, one of the first questions you may ask yourself is: Can a narcissist be faithful? If you are in a relationship with a narcissist, you will […]


6 Signs of Narcissistic Collapse and How to Spot Them

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Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a mental health condition characterized by an exaggerated self-image, a lack of empathy, self-centered behavior, and an excessive need for praise and admiration. Some experts argue that narcissists use their attitudes of superiority and domination to compensate for insecurity and frail self-esteem. So, when a narcissist does not receive the […]


Can a Narcissist Change Their Behavior and Stop Abusing People?

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Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is typically a life-long condition. Like other personality disorders, NPD is challenging to treat. It affects every aspect of a person’s life, including their well-being, relationships, school, and work. Treatment issues may arise when a narcissist is unaware of or refuses to acknowledge that they have a problem. So, when asking […]


What is Narcissistic Grandiosity and How Does It Differ from Vulnerable Narcissism

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Pathological narcissism, also known as a clinical narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), is uncommon. It affects just approximately 1% of the US population. However, a person can have narcissistic traits without being diagnosed with NPD.  Narcissistic personality characteristics, also known as subclinical narcissism, are significantly more frequent in the general population. The estimated prevalence of NPD […]


8 Tips to Deal with a Narcissistic Family Member

Narcissistic Family Member couple fighting

When a narcissist is your partner, a friend, or a coworker, you can remove yourself from that relationship. But what happens when that person is your parent or sibling? How to deal with a narcissistic family member? What Is Narcissistic Personality Disorder? Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is one of the personality disorders characterized by an […]

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