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Narcissism 101: A Glossary of Terms for Understanding the Madness

350 16 245 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…

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How to Tell the Difference Between Your Average Jerk and a Narcissist

196 Whether on the playground, in the workplace, or on the home front, we all have experience with jerks: self-serving, insensitive, even abusive people we’re better off without. Whether they’re self-righteous bigots, snarky critics, or cynical naysayers, they burden our…

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Your Brain Under the Influence of Narcissist Parents

446 4 Children of narcissist parents, particularly those targeted as scapegoats, experience brain alterations in response to a relentlessly stressful, changing, and unsafe environment. Lacking empathy and constantly needing to bolster their unstable self-esteem at the expense of others, particularly…

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The Narcissist Parent’s Psychological Warfare: Parentifying, Idealizing, and Scapegoating

670 9 Published in The HuffPost 5/09/2017 at 7:21 p.m. E.T. Lacking a moral compass or the ability to act selflessly, narcissist parents create devastating havoc and damage in the lives of their kids. Unlike emotionally mature parents whose priority is…

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The Narcissism Mystique: Facts and Fictions You Need to Know

350 From fascination with vampires and psychopaths to our current cultural obsession with narcissism, somewhere along the way monstrous predatory behavior became sensationalized into something mysterious, darkly alluring, even sexy. As our frenzy for likes and links normalizes social media self-puffery,…

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