Do Narcissists Ever Cry?

Whilst narcissism is often characterised by bombast and a seemingly unwavering self-belief, there are times when even a narcissist may cry. Do Narcissists cry? It seems impossible but it is true. So how can someone who is so tied up with their own success, self-image and the presentation of themselves in their everyday lives suffer […] Read more »

The Dark Triad Rises

Today I want to examine the notion that Narcissim isn’t out on its own on the “everyday people it is not good to have a relationships with” stakes.  In fact Narcissism is one of the so called “Dark Triad” of personality types .  The Triad is so called because of similarities between three profoundly negative […] Read more »

Trump, Farage, Le Pen And The Wizard Of Oz

“I believe JR really loved Sue Ellen And that things sound better when you’re yellin’ I believe that the Devil is ready to repent But I can’t believe Donald Trump Is president” Not The Nine O’Clock News circa 1980, edited for 2016″ The song “I Believe” was a parody American folk song from British satirical […] Read more »

The History of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

History Of Narcissism

A Short History Of Narcissism Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is “a pervasive disorder characterized by symptoms that include grandiosity, an exaggerated sense of self-importance and a lack of empathy for others” according to the revised fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR). Similar to other personality disorders (bipolar, histrionic, antisocial), […] Read more »

Questions about Narcissism Part 3

Question 1: How do I prepare to leave the narcissist? I have just started the attempts to get my life on track again after a year and a half of living with my seemingly narcissistic boyfriend and his definitely narcissistic mother. I feel like his mother brings out the worst in him, which further aggravated […] Read more »