We learn to take responsibility for the narcissist’s behavior even though it doesn’t feel right

  Now, I look back and can’t believe I pathetically let him dictate how I should be, I can’t believe I took responsibility for his behavior, I can’t believe I didn’t put my foot down at the first signs of controlling behavior. But it happened. That’s the way abuse works. The abuser’s swinging behavior from … Read more

Ten narcissist traits that we don’t always expect

Sometimes we envision a narcissist as a hot girl/handsome guy staring at herself/himself in the mirror.  It’s easy to assume they are rich, attractive, glamorous and obvious. But…they aren’t. One of the reasons narcissists are so successful at conning people is they are extremely average and don’t seem offensive at all…at first. Here are ten things … Read more

Suggestions for people who are “new” to learning about narcissism part 1

Dealing With Narcissists 101: The basics I have been there done that with narcissists. Far more than I would like! I’ve made the mistakes, I’ve given too many chances, I’ve foolishly tried to “fix” disordered people….I’ve done it all. It takes time to learn that there really isn’t much hope in dealing with a narcissist. … Read more

What narcissists say vs what they really mean

This should be you…running away from the narcissist towards your emergency exit! Narcissists are masters of saying wonderful, beautiful things–exactly what they know you want to hear. They are so mesmerizing, that sometimes it takes a while to realize that their actions don’t actually match their words. You can count on a narcissist to lie. … Read more