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Narcissistic Personality Disorder

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...

Reflections on Politicon 2016

Michael A. Moodian | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics
Michael A. Moodian

Politicon took place June 25 and 26 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Convention Center. What is Politicon, you ask? Vanity Fair described it best as "a Comic-Con style event for political aficionados," while the Huffington Post called it "the Coachella of politics."

Working Knowledge: How To Tell The Difference Between A Narcissist And Sociopath At Work

Melissa Schenker | Posted 06.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Schenker

Ever wonder if you are dealing with a narcissist or sociopath at work? When it comes to dealing with difficult personalities in the workplace, people...

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.

Mussolini, Hitler, Japanese Internment Camps, McCarthy, Gaddafi... and Trump

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

Each was despicable in his own way(s) that history has detailed in great measure in countless words, books, stories and headlines over the decades. History has given us other despots that have ruled similarly throughout the world.

Father's Day: I Wrote a Book About My Dad and Now My Family Wants to Kill Me

Mike Edison | Posted 06.14.2016 | Books
Mike Edison

My new book is called You Are a Complete Disappointment - those were my father's last words to me, literally from his death bed. It was quite a scene....

Donald Trump Desperately Looks For An Exit Strategy

Georges Ugeux | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Georges Ugeux

As we are getting closer to Donald Trump's nomination, his outrageous behavior has accelerated. He stated that he would not change if he were elected president, insulted the media who have blindly financed him for sake of reality TV and insulted Republican parliamentarians.

Trump Is Breaking Bad, Not Clinically Mad

Allen Frances | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Allen Frances

Now that Donald Trump is improbably close to becoming president, several frightened commentators are suggesting he receive psychiatric evaluation to ensure he is not mentally ill. The amateur diagnoses most often floated for Trump are Narcissistic Personality Disorder or Borderline Personality Disorder.

Codependents Also Hurt Their Children

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 04.27.2016 | Parents
Ross A. Rosenberg

Although the codependent parent is harmed by their narcissistic partner, their codependency should not be considered a valid excuse for not protecting their children.

13 Honest Confessions From People Married To Narcissists

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 04.27.2016 | Divorce

All marriages come with their share of challenges, but being married to a narcissist is a whole different beast. Keep in mind that not everyone who's ...

Tolstoy Was Wrong: Narcissistic Unhappy Families Are Kind of All Alike

Julia Hall | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Julia Hall

In Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy famously said that all happy families are alike but that each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. Speaking as the ...

How To Tell If You're in a Relationship with a Narcissist

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 04.08.2016 | Women
Larry Schwimmer

My own definition of a narcissist is -- a person who seems to constantly talk about themselves and how great they are. Then, when they are done talkin...

The Misery of Trying to Co-Parent With an Ex Who Acts Like The Donald

Alison Patton | Posted 04.08.2016 | Divorce
Alison Patton

While the Republican Party is desperately trying to cut ties with Donald Trump, the world watches in disbelief. All, that is, but a particular group of women and men with one thing in common.

Diagnostic & Statistical Manual as Political Guidebook

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.29.2016 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I am deeply concerned about our country's ability to attract new and fresh talent, whom I believe may be the only ones who can rescue our nation from the political cynicism and malaise, and heal the political scars and deep divisions. Possibly the current crisis has had the effect of motivating some to do exactly that.

Donald Trump Channels Howard Beale

Bob Burnett | Posted 03.25.2016 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Today, most movie fans remember "Network" for Peter Finch's searing portrayal of Howard Beale. Nonetheless, critics - who rate "Network" as one of America's classic movies - note the prophetic depiction of the descent of mainstream media from hard news into entertainment. Certainly, that trend helps explain the political emergence of Donald Trump, who is an entertainer, a narcissist consumed by his own interests and not those of the US.

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...

Confession: I Was in Love With a Narcissist

Toshia Shaw | Posted 03.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Toshia Shaw

I have a confession. I was once in love with a narcissist, and it was the relationship from hell! So glad I escaped that one-sided, emotionless roller...

What's Mental Illness Got to Do With Success?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The personality extremes associated with entrepreneurship often aren't all that different from those associated with mental illness, especially bipolar disorder and depression.

The Secret That All Children Of Narcissists Share

Michelle Combs | Posted 02.19.2016 | Fifty
Michelle Combs

We adult children of narcissists have our issues, right? I suspect that while our circumstances are wildly different, adult children of narcissists have a lot in common. Maybe, not a secret handshake, but a secret.

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 narcissist. Pe...

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...