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Narcissistic Personality Disorder

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...

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...

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 ...

The Narcissism Behind Our Use of Animals

Noah Manne | Posted 09.21.2015 | Green
Noah Manne

Narcissism has become a defining feature of the human species. While it is a "sick" way of being in the world, it is maladaptive, not absolute. We each can continue to adapt. By choosing to change the way we think and behave, we each can heal what ails the larger organism of which we are a part so we all can be healthier in all ways.

Warning: 6 Early Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Antonio Borrello, PhD | Posted 09.01.2015 | Women
Antonio Borrello, PhD

If you're seeing multiple warning signs or a progressive pattern develop, you should be concerned. Be wise, trust your instincts, and protect yourself. If something doesn't sound or feel right, do what's best for you and keep yourself safe.

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.

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.

Why It's Hard to Leave Narcissists

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

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

Could You Have Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

Posted 07.23.2015 | Dr. Phil

As Dr. Phil theorizes what might be behind a man's excessive lying in the video above, he describes the characteristics of someone with Narcissistic ...

Are You Dating a Narcissist?

Lena Aburdene Derhally | Posted 07.07.2015 | Women
Lena Aburdene Derhally

There are definitely fairy tale stories out there of two people falling madly in love with each other right at the get go and spending their lives happily ever after, but that is generally not the norm. Keep your guard up the more intensely the person is into you and the earlier on it occurs.

What It's Like To Be The Child Of A Narcissist

Michelle Combs | Posted 06.23.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Combs

There is one thing at which I am an expert. I am an expert at being the adult child of a narcissist. I have had decades of experience. Here are the basics.

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 “...

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

Divorced Moms | Posted 06.14.2015 | 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...

Social Media: A Narcissist's Virtual Playground

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

When does normal adolescence angst become a compulsive need for affirmation? And when does that angst turn into pathological narcissism? For starters, we might look at the devices in our hands.

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.

Science Confirms That Men Are The More Narcissistic Sex

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.07.2015 | Science

It turns out there's a reason your male boss is so obsessed with himself: Society hardwired him to act that way. In a provocative new study publish...

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.

6 Warning Signs You're Dating a Narcissist

Divorced Moms | Posted 03.19.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

Could you be dating a narcissist and not even know it?

Does Social Media Foment Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

Ira Israel | Posted 02.03.2015 | Technology
Ira Israel

Anyone who measures his or her self-worth by the facade he or she fabricates on the Internet -- or by his or her material possessions and status symbols -- or by the Facebook and Instagram LIKEs he or she receives for posting selfies -- is a disaster looking for a place to happen.

Do These 4 Things Before Divorcing A Narcissist

Lindsey Ellison | Posted 02.01.2015 | Divorce
Lindsey Ellison

When you first met your narcissist, you probably once viewed him as a majesty who could give you the keys to his fairy tale kingdom. His charm, wit, and charismatic personality won you over, because you so badly craved a prince charming to save you.