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Narcissism

Millennials See Themselves As Narcissistic, Too (And It Bothers Them)

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Millennials, roughly defined as the generation born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, often hear that they're the most narcissistic, entit...

'I'm Married to a Narcissist, Help!'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 01.22.2016 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

Two questions: How did you end up in this situation, and do you want to make it work or not?  For the first, I suggest therapy of your own, focusing on your early life, and patterns you may have witnessed with your caregivers.

Have I Always Been This Selfish?

Brent Stoller | Posted 01.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

My commutes are the most infuriating parts of my day. The traffic, the missed lights, the minivan in the right lane that has no intention of turning r...

5 Tips to Help You Survive Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

Cherie Morris | Posted 01.18.2016 | Divorce
Cherie Morris

Although problems may have preceded the separation and divorce, the clear delineation may now lead a narcissist to behave in ways that punish the former spouse and, by clear association, impact the children too.

8 Undeniable Signs You've Fallen For A Narcissist

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.14.2016 | Divorce

It's easy to fall for a narcissist: they're charming, polished and quick to get in your good graces with compliments and constant attention. Once you...

'I Moved to Be With My Fiance and He Dumped Me Three Weeks Later'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 01.05.2016 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

In order to help you make sense of what's happened, let's take a look at the red flags that were present before the move. You say "supposed" fiance but what I'm inferring is that you had a lot of promises but no ring on your finger. That would be a sign that things aren't right.

The Story of an Asshole

Adam Zaka | Posted 12.29.2015 | Comedy
Adam Zaka

Today, I'd like to treat you all with the story of an asshole, who got everything that was coming his way. Everything.

Trump: The Ultimate Ego

Cate Montana | Posted 12.22.2015 | Impact
Cate Montana

Narcissistic, bullying, indifferent, degrading to others and unapologetic about it: this is the psychological face of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and the kind of leader 68 percent of registered Republicans (47.4 million Americans) apparently want and are willing to vote for.

The Narcissistic Pursuit of Narcissism

Francis Levy | Posted 12.18.2015 | Books
Francis Levy

Let's say you're given just a couple of days, a week at most to live. It happens all the time. People go to the doctor and get bad news, a lousy prog...

The Emotional Vampire Holiday Survival Guide

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

This concept struck such a collective chord in my book Positive Energy that in Emotional Freedom I illustrate how it applies to protecting your emotions and not absorbing other people's negativity. In the book I discuss these vampires to watch for and ways to deal with them.

The Dangerous American Obsession: Why Are We So Fascinated With Fame?

Nora Turriago | Posted 12.04.2015 | Entertainment
Nora Turriago

Staying updated on the daily occurrences of celebrities has never been so easy. From Lady Gaga revealing she almost quit her music career to Gigi Hadi...

Why Do Narcissists Lose Popularity Over Time?

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 11.28.2015 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

To get to the bottom of this mystery, Mitja Back and colleagues recently conducted a study in which they tracked changes in popularity over several time points. They drew on their new theory of narcissism, called the "Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Concept."

What Trump's Popularity Says About America's Narcissism

Psyched in San Francisco | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment
Psyched in San Francisco

We as a nation are terrified of feeling small, worthless, and (inter)dependent on others, so we tend to latch ourselves to leaders who promise power, strength, and complete control. That's the Donald Trump/America romance.

Moving on After a Love Relationship With a Narcissist

Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT

THE ARMOR OF HEALING If you have been in a love relationship with a narcissist, you will likely find that you will need a period of healing and traum...

11 Tell-Tale Signs Dad Is A Narcissist

Divorced Moms | Posted 11.11.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

Is it possible that you were raised by someone with narcissistic traits? And if so, why is it important?

Here’s Why Narcissism Isn’t Necessarily A Bad Thing

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living

You’ve read the horror stories about what it’s like to be married to a narcissist, be parented by a narcissist or be friends with a narci...

Why A Little Narcissism Can Be Healthy

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on QuietRev.com John, a 34-year-old biochemist, had come to me for help with his marriage. “It’s my wife, Lyn...

In Defense Of Facebook Bragging

Allison Gauss | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Allison Gauss

We love to complain about friends who constantly post about their fabulous relationships, jobs, and experiences on social media, but research shows these expressions of gratitude can actually make people happier.

What It's Like To Fall In Love With A Narcissist

YourTango | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
YourTango

The man who loved me reached into my chest, pulled out my heart, and meticulously repaired all that was broken. Then, without warning, he threw it with the speed of a professional pitcher.

Don't Let Fear Turn You Into an A**hole

Jessica Barrett | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jessica Barrett

(I typically don't use vulgarity in my writing, but at times, there are few words that provide the same impact. Indulge me for just a minute.) I've h...

When Your Love Is Not Enough

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

We can never love someone enough for them to feel loved within if they are not loving themselves.

6 Ways To Know You Were Raised By Narcissists

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living

To outsiders, your dad is a larger-than-life social magnet who attracts people from all walks of life. Or your mom is the perfect woman, always ...

Divorcing a Narcissist: 5 Top Tips

Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq. | Posted 10.06.2015 | Divorce
Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.

Controlling, combative, and rarely contrite, a narcissist can turn an unpleasant divorce into a full-blown nightmare -- unless you know the legal secrets for keeping this arrogant personality type in check.

Are You Often Trying to Prove Your Love?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Melanie was no longer exhausted and depleted, nor was she getting sick so often. By defining her own goodness, she no longer felt that she had to prove her love to anyone. She knew she was a loving person and she knew that she deserved to be treated with caring and respect.

Are You a Trash Can for Others' Negativity?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you are really honest with yourself, you will find that it's not worth it -- that you deserve better than to be a trash can for others' negativity.