Photo Source: Sebastian Unrau on Unsplash The Unveiled Reality: Essential Insights into Psychology of Narcissism The psychology of narcissism is misunderstood with the rise of what we all know too well: narcissists. In fact, I grew up with a narcissist; I have known them since the first week of my life. Thankfully, they no longer … Continue reading The Truth About Narcissism That You Need to Know
Narcissistic abuse is far more than lies and controlling behavior Photo by Jaanus Jagomägi on Unsplash Growing up, I had a narcissist in my life. They reigned pure terror over me with a vast array of belittling tactics. I was constantly fed lies to preserve whatever secret they were hiding. The narcissist in my life … Continue reading Uncover the Three Warning Signs of a Toxic Narcissist
Helpful tips to protect what is most important: your sanity Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash For my entire life, I have lived on the lies of a narcissist. What I thought was true was false, and the reality I saw was a delusion. I could never get a single truth to come out of … Continue reading Steer Clear of Narcissists to Safeguard Your Inner Peace
Gaslighting was the narcissist’s bread and butter photo credit: Cynthia Magana on Unsplash When someone thinks about what truly makes up a narcissist, typically the first thought is manipulation. Narcissists are all about what they can get for themselves. Everything in a narcissist’s world centers around their own desires and beliefs. A heavy hand of … Continue reading Gaslighting May Be a Common Manipulation Strategy for a Narcissist
The greatest weapon that a narcissist has is power — take that away and they have nothing Image Credit: Mike L on Unsplash I sat across from them at the kitchen table, my foot nervously tapping on the ground. They sat across from me, eyes cast downward and a stern face with a hint of a menacing … Continue reading Taking Your Power Back From a Narcissist
Understanding how common narcissism truly is. Source: Davide Ragusa on Unsplash With narcissists becoming more popular, it’s essential to understand what narcissism is. Narcissism is a set pattern of behavior laced with grandiosity, arrogance, low self-esteem, and an overinflated ego. Narcissistic personality disorder is the only disorder that can honestly label someone as a narcissist. Otherwise, … Continue reading How Prevalent is Narcissism?
It’s simple — I just need to be the opposite of them. Source: Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash I stand on the other side, still alive through the trying times that my narcissist has put me through. The lies that I had been fed for years were finally coming to an end. I have faced the most challenging days … Continue reading My Narcissist Taught Me How to Be a Good Person
Yes, they do — here’s why. Source: Fabien TWB on Unsplash Within the diagnosis of narcissistic personality disorder, grandiosity and an extremely high self-image must be maintained. But how can someone create and keep up with such a facade? Well, it’s simple: they lie. Lie’s are an easy way to get the instant gratification a narcissist needs to get them through this one moment. Lies … Continue reading Does a Narcissist Believe Their Own Lies?
Breaking down narcissistic personality disorder. Source: Engin Akyurt on Unsplash Narcissists are a topic that has been flooding media for the past few years. There is a lot of misinformation about what a narcissist truly is. To begin, we have to understand narcissistic personality disorder to truly grasp what a narcissist is. Narcissistic personality disorder is listed in … Continue reading Understanding the Disorder Behind a Narcissist
Exploring the types of manipulation and why a narcissist may manipulate you. Source: Oscar Keys on Unsplash The word narcissist is almost synonymous with the word ‘manipulation.’ There are many misinterpretations of narcissism, so it’s essential to know the signs of narcissists and their overused tactics. Manipulation is the way a narcissist can hold power over you. A narcissist … Continue reading Narcissism and Manipulation: How Does It Work?