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6 Weird Things Covert Narcissists Do (and How to Respond)

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The term “narcissism” generally refers to somebody who is highly self-absorbed. However, to be diagnosed with a narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), a person must satisfy specific criteria. People with narcissistic personality disorder have an inflated sense of superiority over others. They are self-centered and manipulative, with grandiose beliefs about their own importance and self-worth. These […]


Understanding Narcissistic Rage & How to Deal with It

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Have you ever witnessed your partner, family member, or coworker flying into a rage with the slightest or no apparent reason at all? Does their short fuse keep you on high alert all the time? Does it feel like walking on eggshells when you are around this person?  If you answered yes to these few […]


9 Signs of Narcissist Love Bombing

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What’s better than being swept off your feet by passionate and loving words and actions when your first meet someone? Being showered with love and attention in the beginning stages of a relationship feels so good. You don’t want your new relationship’s honeymoon phase ever to end.  Not to spoil the fun, but be on […]


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A relationship with a narcissist usually feels like a never-ending walk on eggshells. This is because narcissists have exaggerated feelings of self-worth, always putting their needs first. As a result, they commonly display self-centered, controlling, and manipulative behavior, demanding excessive attention and admiration.  Narcissists need someone to blame for their problems and failures to admire […]


7 Traits Narcissists Look for in Their Victims

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Narcissists are good at targeting people. There are specific traits narcissists look for in their victims. Understanding Narcissism Being involved with a narcissist may be one of the most challenging experiences in your life. A narcissist will use their victim a narcissistic supply, dragging them into a toxic cycle of abuse to finally discard them […]


How to Beat a Narcissist at Their Own Game

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There is a good chance that you will sooner or later run into a narcissist in your life. Whether it is your family member, partner, friend, or co-worker, dealing with a narcissist can drain you in every sense. One of the significant consequences of narcissism is the suffering of those around a narcissist. A relationship […]


5 Things Narcissistic Parents Say

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Growing up with a narcissistic parent can shape your personality and behavior for life. There is no warm, caring relationship with a narcissistic parent. Negligence, marginalization, and emotional manipulation from your narcissistic parent can have long-lasting consequences on your mental health, life choices, and relationships.  How to Recognize a Narcissistic Parent Narcissistic parents are self-centered […]


How to Respond to a Gaslighter – 5 Tips

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Gaslighting is a sort of emotional manipulation that causes the target to doubt their perception, emotions, cognition, sanity, and identity.  A gaslighter will use this subtle form of emotional abuse to undermine your reality by twisting the truth and denying facts about your environment, experiences, words, and actions until you no longer can trust your […]


Understanding Narcissistic Supply | Break the Cycle

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One of the distinctive features of a narcissist is an excessive need for attention and admiration. Narcissists are typically obsessed with themselves. They have an exaggerated feeling of self-worth, often displaying self-centered, manipulative, controlling or abusive behavior.  On the surface, narcissists often seem charismatic and charming, especially in the beginning of the relationship. However, being […]