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

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 05.14.2015 | 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.

A Single Man Reveals Why Previous Relationships Have Failed

Joe Seldner | Posted 05.07.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

When you get to be 50-plus, you've likely had more than a few relationships, and more than a few reasons why you haven't found that lifelong soulmate (who exists only in your mind). Have we failed? Not found the 'right' person? Sabotaged the relationships for reasons only shrinks can discern?

If You're Dealing With A Narcissistic Ex, Read This

Divorced Moms | Posted 04.14.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

Beware of the narcissistic vortex

How To Know When You're Talking To A Narcissist

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.10.2015 | Science

Talking about yourself all the time might make you a jerk, but it doesn't necessarily make you a narcissist. Although it may seem logical to assume...

Are You Sleeping With a Narcissist?

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Marilyn O'Malley

"He thinks I should be automatically turned on and ready to have wild sex with him with no effort on his part other than appearing naked in front of m...

What To Say To A Narcissistic Ex

Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT | Posted 05.14.2015 | Divorce
Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT

One of the most difficult aspects of being tangled in a narcissist's web is learning to set firm boundaries with them.

5 Signs You're Dealing With A Narcissist

Divorced Moms | Posted 04.23.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

Stay strong against this manipulative whiplash. It is not genuine and it will happen again.

Forged in Heartbreak: 'Narcissist' the Movie

Nicholas Snow | Posted 04.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

In this episode of Nicholas Snow Live, Producer/Writer/Director Eric Casaccio drops by. He says the root of what became the multi-award-winning film Narcissist is a short-lived romantic connection between two men which ended painfully.

How to Spot and Disarm a Narcissist

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

How often have you met someone new and been won over by their charm? Or maybe you have a friend who always seems to get his or her needs met through you, yet always manages to find a way to make you feel special. Although these scenarios can be taken at face value, they can also be indicative of someone's narcissism at play. Although a small dose of narcissism can actually be healthy, there's a very fine line between what is normal and what is pathological.

How to Work for a Narcissist: A Question of Balance

Gregory Stebbins | Posted 02.18.2015 | Business
Gregory Stebbins

A grandiose self-view frequently contributes to vision statements that can significantly motivate others. As a narcissist works his or her way to the top, bizarre things start to happen.

The Term Homophobia Is Improper

Mark Baer | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
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Mark Baer

Religion aside, I firmly believe that those who argue that homosexuality is a choice do so in order to justify senseless beatings of gays and lesbians, and continued discrimination and mistreatment against them. I also believe without a doubt that it is a choice to be a nasty human being.

The One Question That Can Identify A Narcissist

Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 08/05/2014 02:25 PM EDT on LiveScience Are you a narcissist? Turns out, one question could reveal the tend...

How to Recognize a Narcissist

Melissa Schenker | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Schenker

It can be relieving to know the source of trouble in a difficult relationship -- recognizing the patterns is a first step toward figuring out how to take care of yourself.

7 Strategies for Dealing With the Narcissist You Love

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

If you've tried a more loving approach to sharing what hurts in your relationship, and the narcissist in your life still won't soften, you truly have done everything you can.

Narcissism Really Isn't Self-Love: Desperately Seeking Self...

Melissa Schenker | Posted 04.30.2014 | Women
Melissa Schenker

One of the concepts that really makes a mess of things is the idea that narcissists love themselves to the exclusion of all others. The term that summarizes that is "self-love." The problem is that narcissism is NOT self love.

Is Living With a Narcissistic Parent Damaging to Your Kids?

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 04.29.2014 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

There is some evidence that children raised by a narcissist can adopt some of their personality characteristics such as self-centeredness, inflated sense of entitlement and lack of empathy.

The Right Mix of Personalities Can Drive Teams to Great Achievement: The Wrong Derail Them

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Most of us focus on the external -- what our bosses and co-workers do and say. But relationships can benefit if we spend a little time on what is behind behavior -- the human wiring that makes up each of us.

Who's Not Honoring Me Now? How Your Narcissistic Ex Really Feels About Child Support

Christina Pesoli | Posted 03.25.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

It doesn't hurt to research good family lawyers even after your divorce is final. Reasonable divorced parents are typically able to work out disagreements without resorting to lawyers. But you weren't married to a reasonable person. You were married to a narcissist.

Why Fame Makes Mindfulness Difficult

Posted 12.20.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Meditation is a well-documented favorite pastime of global celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Barbara Walters, but clinical psychologist Donna Rockwel...

Can Narcissists Change?

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

As a therapist, I've seen firsthand that changing relational patterns often transforms even the most inflexible "trait" into something softer, gentler -- not a fixed feature, but a protection that eventually yields to touch and intimacy in all the ways one would hope.

The Narcissism Epidemic: Do You Know the Warning Signs?

Tina Swithin | Posted 08.27.2013 | Celebrity
Tina Swithin

There is a certain degree of self-love that is healthy. However, there is a line that separates healthy narcissism from the uberly toxic Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD).

5 Early Warning Signs You're With A Narcissist

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Dr. Craig Malkin

The most glaring problems are easy to spot -- but if you get too hung up on the obvious traits, you can easily miss the subtle (and often more common) features that allow a narcissist to sneak into your life and wreak havoc.

The Narcissism Epidemic: The Red Flags

Tina Swithin | Posted 07.09.2013 | Style
Tina Swithin

Parents are known to deliver an overabundance of advice to their college-age children. I remember heading out into the great big world at the age of 1...

How To Avoid Dating A Narcissist

Kimberly Seltzer | Posted 05.28.2013 | Divorce
Kimberly Seltzer

Amazing, talented caregivers attract narcissists. What is going on?

How To Deal With A Narcissistic Ex In Court

Tina Swithin | Posted 05.11.2013 | Divorce
Tina Swithin

Dealing with someone who suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder in the family court system is a daunting task that is made even more difficult if you are in pro se, or self-represented.