Category Archive: Narcissistic Personality Disorder

The Red Flags I Use To Recognise A Narcissist

One of the most important things which you can do for yourself is to – Know Yourself. Self-knowledge is personal power. . . Getting to know yourself is a process which continuously happens… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – series recap

What if I told you that you as you are, here, now, in this moment, are fine, perfect, far more than good enough… . . I know I don’t know you, and you… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – part 7

Imagine that you’re digging a hole. You’ve been digging this hole for a long time. It’s three feet deep, hard work, you’re tired, and fed up with digging but you keep on digging.… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – part 6

Feelings… O… woah… woah… feelings… Nothing more than feelings… Trying to forget my feelings… 11 – Feel numb or have difficulty knowing what you are feeling? Your parents minimized or ridiculed your feelings… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – part 5

One of the strange gifts of children of Narcissists is the ability to blank themselves out. . . We do our best to be unobtrusive, not a bother, not there at all, invisible.… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – part 4

So, Children of Narcissists, what have we learned thus far… what have we still to learn… what have we still to learn to unlearn… 7 – Feel inexplicably drawn to turmoil rather than… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – part 3

me: Hi *smiling normal: Hello me: What am I supposed to say next? normal: What? me: Sorry, I was thinking and it happened out loud *grinning normal: Oh… me: What do you want… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – continued

I’m going to dive right in, pick up where I left off yesterday, so if you want an intro, are new to this series within a series, can’t remember what happened yesterday, go… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists?

What is the positive side of being a child of Narcissists? There’s got to be one, right? It can’t all be negative, can it? . . These days with the advent of more… Continue reading

Jupiter in Scorpio – When the Dirty Little Secret Comes Out of Hiding

This post is part-astrology and part-not-astrology, it’s part-about-Narcissists and part-not-about-Narcissists, but it is all about me… or is it? Have you ever considered the conundrum of – What’s your individual role in the… Continue reading

How Do Children of Narcissists Stop Feeling Guilty for Doing What is Right for Themselves

This morning I read an article on the BBC news website which is part of the 100 Women project – The ‘Right Amount’ of Panic for Women in Public. It starts with the… Continue reading

How Does a Child of Narcissists Break the Cycle of Attracting and Being Attracted to Narcissists?

“I hate myself…” – this is something I said to myself a few minutes ago while reviewing an interaction I had with someone else. This is something I say to myself a lot,… Continue reading

What is Your Experience of Being the Child of Narcissists?

The other day I was contacted through a comment on the About page of this blog by a psychology student who is doing an Extended project for University on Narcissists/Psychopaths and their children.… Continue reading

Unresolved Arguments

Arguments were a big part of my family of origin. Growing up the air I breathed was electric and heavy with human storms brewing, breaking, and never truly subsiding because no one ever… Continue reading

My Past Life as a Narcissist

Like with most of my posts I’m going to jump around from subject to subject, go off on tangents, ramble seemingly randomly, babble about myself, and so on… if you haven’t got the… Continue reading

In The Company of Disorder

Do you know a narcissist? Not necessarily a super-charged, malignant, Bond-villain type of Narcissist… who is in all probability a sociopath/psychopath with narcissistic tendencies rather than a simple narcissist (‘simple’ in comparison to… Continue reading

The New Face of Children of Narcissists

What’s your ‘resting face’? Sometimes you’ll hear someone say that they have ‘resting bitch face’… . . which basically means others assume they are a bitch (which despite empowerment movements is still a… Continue reading

Narcissists in the News

Recently on several different news sites there were articles about an open debate which had broken out between psychologists about whether they could professionally weigh in on President Trump’s mental status. This is… Continue reading

How To Deal With A Narcissist When You Can’t Go No Contact

If you have a Narcissist in your life and you ask for advice on how to deal with them the most common answer you will get is – Go No Contact – in… Continue reading

Can being with a Narcissist turn you into a Narcissist?

Can being with a Narcissist turn you into a Narcissist? This question is one I found in the search term stats of my blog along with other queries about Narcissists, such as –… Continue reading

That Moment when a Narcissist goes from being Interesting to being Boring

When it comes to the question of – How do you identify a Narcissist – before you get too involved with them, invest too much of yourself in them and your relationship with… Continue reading

The Big Nope: Narcissists during Christmas and New Year

Every year it seems to get harder and more complex to wish people well at this time of year. What is the politically correct term to use that will not offend, upset, deeply… Continue reading

The Problems Encountered with Covert Narcissists

I just read a very interesting post – Facebook’s Whores of Deception – about the problems encountered when joining a Support Group for Victims of Narcissists. The main problem being that the Support… Continue reading

Who’s More Dangerous?

Alice Miller’s work is a must read for anyone interested in child psychology, their child’s or their own inner child’s psychology, and how parenting affects the child, or how your parenting reflects your… Continue reading

Taking the Narcissist Test

Apparently you can determine whether you’re a Narcissist or not simply by taking this test – Narcissistic Personality Inventory. Of course it’s not really designed to determine whether or not you’re a Narcissist,… Continue reading

Dinner with Narcissists

Thank you to lansealan for suggesting the idea of  writing a post about going out to eat with a narcissist. . So, where to begin… perhaps first I should mention that most of… Continue reading

When is the Silent Treatment NOT the Silent Treatment?

If you’re human… and not some alien from another planet who ended up on Earth and is stuck here (through no fault of your own, of course), because your own people have abandoned… Continue reading

The Worst Thing To Do To A Narcissist

If you were to ask me what the worst thing I have ever done to a narcissist has been… I’d have to take a long pause to think about it while I sort… Continue reading

What Do Narcissists Want?

If you strip away from narcissists all the accessories which people (who consider themselves not to be narcissists) give them, labels such as evil, monster, toxic, manipulative, Machiavellian, vampire, walking dead after your… Continue reading

The Love Bombing Issue

Have you ever met someone with whom you wanted to spend all of your time. You just can’t get enough of them, you want to be with them as often as possible because… Continue reading

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