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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 […]

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Normalizing Green Flags in a Relationship

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When attempting to save or enrich their relationships, most people focus on what needs to be improved. While it is critical to be aware of potential red flags in your relationship early on, it is also essential to be mindful of green flags or signs that indicate that your relationship is going well. Such “green […]

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The Secret to Creating Conscious Love

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The success of a relationship depends on many factors, both personal and interpersonal. Our cognitive biases, self-sabotaging beliefs, and learned behavioral patterns all strongly influence the success of our relationships. To have a happy, thriving relationship, you must nurture it by establishing mutual understanding, trust, love, and support. Couples who love consciously share similar relationship […]

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4 Tips on How to Stop Self-Sabotaging Relationships

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Self-sabotaging behaviors are unhealthy patterns that can create problems in day-to-day life and cause emotional distress. Many self-sabotaging behaviors can prevent you from reaching your goals and cause difficulties in your relationships.  These self-destructive behaviors are often unconscious and therefore difficult to recognize. But some of the most common forms of self-sabotage involve: Self-criticism Procrastination […]

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How to Leave an Abusive Relationship: A Step-by-Step Plan

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An abusive relationship is any relationship that involves physical, sexual, or emotional abuse and control. So, abusive relationships are not just limited to physical abuse. Any relationship that makes you feel insecure, unhappy, frightened, and drained is a toxic, abusive relationship. A toxic bond in an abusive relationship can cause you to doubt your reality […]

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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 […]

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Learning How to Value Yourself in the Workplace

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We all have things we need to improve. A healthy understanding of your weak points can help you overcome difficulties, learn from mistakes and improve.  So, if you struggle to value yourself in the workplace, know that you are not alone. Most of us experience limiting beliefs about our worth or competence from time to […]

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How to Surround Yourself with Positive People

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Social interaction and connection with others are among essential human needs. Various studies found that social connections, love, and intimacy are the factors that mainly contribute to happiness and personal satisfaction.  Still, it seems that despite the genuine need to connect, a significant number of people feel extremely lonely and isolated. According to Cigna’s extensive […]

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