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Reinventing Codependency/Recovering From Self-Love Deficit Disorder

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

Codependency No More! How to Recover from Self-Love Deficit Disorder Ross Rosenberg has pioneered 15 principles that help his patients resolve the...

The 5 Most Dangerous Myths About Narcissism (Part 2)

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

A few weeks ago, I shared part one of the five most dangerous myths about narcissism. As I prepared to post part two, a sixth myth occurred to me (a l...

The 5 Most Dangerous Myths About Narcissism (Part 1)

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

So here are the first three of what, in my experience, are the top five myths that create the most confusion and grief.

The Secret To Spotting Subtle Narcissists

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

Subtle narcissism is marked by an entitlement surge -- those moments when a normally understanding friend or partner or coworker angrily behaves as if the world owes them. It's usually triggered by a sudden fear that their special status has been threatened in some way.

3 Ways to Manage In Divorce When Your Ex Is A Narcissist

Cherie Morris | Posted 05.10.2016 | Divorce
Cherie Morris

In general, a narcissist is excessively preoccupied with personal adequacy, and is mentally unable to see the destructive damage they are causing to themselves and others.

This Is The Only Personality Type That Enjoys Being With Narcissists

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.14.2016 | Science

Narcissists don't make the most pleasant friends or dinner guests -- they're self-absorbed, arrogant and have little concern for others -- but accordi...

20 Glaring Signs You're Married To A Narcissist

Divorced Moms | Posted 02.04.2016 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

You wouldn't purposely marry a narcissist, but they are very good at trickery and manipulation.

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 ...

10 Signs You're In Love With A Narcopath

YourTango | Posted 12.03.2015 | Divorce
YourTango

What do you get when you cross a sociopath with a narcissist?

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?

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...

Trump and the Meaning of Egoism

Peter Schwartz | Posted 09.28.2015 | Entertainment
Peter Schwartz

Something becomes true for him only when others believe that it's true. That is not the mark of a self-confident, self-respecting individual. Donald Trump may well be described as a narcissist, a braggart or a windbag. But an egoist? Definitely not.

This One Question Can Reveal If Someone's A Narcissist

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living

You probably know a person who consistently talks about himself and his great achievements. The amount of time this type can go on about a promotion o...

How To Break Free From A Narcissist In 5 Steps

Divorced Moms | Posted 09.11.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

Unless you've experienced the fury unleashed by a narcissistic spouse, you may not understand why a family member or friend might choose to stay in a volatile relationship.

A Psychologist's Open Letter to U.S. Voters

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics
Dr. Craig Malkin

Politicians are groomed by us--by our applause, by our polls, by our votes. Whatever you seem to love or hate, they'll embrace or reject. So be careful what you applaud or attack. That what's they -- and all the little future leaders watching them -- will think you want in a leader.

How To Protect Yourself From Narcissistic Family Members

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.18.2015 | OWN

It's one thing to cross paths with a narcissist every once in a while, but when the self-centered offender is actually a loved one, it can make you dr...

Like Extroverts, Introverts Can Also Be Prone To Narcissism

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living

A lot of people identify as introverts. But did you know that our understanding of introversion is pretty similar to something called covert narcissis...

Why Being an Empath Isn't Always a Good Thing

Jennifer S. White | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer S. White

Because let's not forget that healthy emotional love does not have to involve needing to plug into others at the expense of remaining an independent source of light and love.

5 Ways To Spot The Hidden Narcissist In Your Life

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.28.2015 | OWN

Some narcissists are easy to spot from miles away, but they're not all so bold and obvious. In fact, it's the more subtle narcissists that can be espe...

Why It's Hard to Leave Narcissists

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

... What did you expect Talons? ...

How to Disarm the Bully at Work in 9 Steps

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

According to an American Psychological Association (APA) poll, three-quarters of those surveyed list work issues as the source of the most stress in t...

5 Signs You're Dealing With a H.Y.M.N (Hypocritical, Yelling, Martyr Narcassist)

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.25.2016 | Women
Lulu Salavegsen

Every victim needs a villain. Chose to be a survivor, a champion of your own soul and realize that everyone makes mistakes and does stupid things. It allows you a little permission to lose your own shit once in awhile when a HYMN throws down.

A Big Myth About How To Spot A Narcissist

AARP Life Reimagined | Sarah Mahoney | Posted 05.29.2015 | Fifty

Anyone looking to size someone up—whether it’s a first date, a job candidate, or a networking contact—has probably balked when a person uses “...

Why Parental Praise Doesn't Create Narcissists -- and What Does

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 05.14.2016 | Parents
Dr. Craig Malkin

Go ahead and tell your kids they're special as much as you like. Celebrate their accomplishments and let them see the proud gleam in your eyes, but make sure they know you adore them for who they are, regardless of whether or not they win or succeed.