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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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The Narcissist on Social Media: The Exhibitionist and Troll

Ah, the intersection of narcissism and social media. It’s a match made in heaven, or hell, depending on how you look at it. Because the narcissist personality survives and moreover thrives on attention, reaching innumerable people at the speed of…

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When the Narcissist Is Nice: What It May or May Not Mean and How to Handle It

Narcissists are fiercely calculating and capable of vicious manipulation that nonnarcissists, or “nons,” would never dream of let alone act on. It takes someone intimately familiar with a narcissist to understand the extraordinary harm they are capable of on a day-to-day…

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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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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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