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Narcissism 101: A Glossary of Terms for Understanding the Madness

Terminology relating to narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) has been developed by psychologists and therapists over decades of research as well as by survivors of the narcissist personality seeking a vocabulary to understand and talk about their experience. This…

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It’s You and Me Baby: Narcissist Head Games

Published on The Huffington Post 3/28/2017 at 9:36 p.m. ET. Narcissists have an extensive arsenal of weapons to shield and bolster themselves against their intolerable feelings of inferiority. Masters at brainwashing, narcissists go to unimaginable lengths to manipulate those around them…

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The Narcissist Family: Cast of Characters and Glossary of Terms

“A family is a tyranny ruled by its weakest member.” George Bernard Shaw nailed the truth with this quote, and no better example is the narcissist family. The Narcissist Family Playbill The narcissist family can be understood as a play…

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Raised by Narcissists? Why You Can’t Afford the Wrong Therapist

Published on The Huffington Post April 25, 2016, 3:51 p.m. If you have the misfortune of having been raised by one or more narcissists, chances are you’ve heard classics like these: “You’re just too sensitive.” “You need to learn to let…

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

Published on The Huffington Post April 20, 2016, 5:16 p.m. 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 child of narcissist…

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Six Pissy Reasons I Hate the Word ‘Narcissist’

As an adult child of narcissist parents, I am vomitously sick of that word narcissist. No One Knows What It Means 1. For starters, no one knows what it means. Is it your everyday air-glossed Facebook or Instagram preening? Twenty-something navel-gazing?…

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