The Narcissistic Life http://thenarcissisticlife.com All you need to know about Narcissists... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:18:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 Why Many Celebrity Marriages Don’t Work. http://thenarcissisticlife.com/many-celebrity-marriages-dont-work/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/many-celebrity-marriages-dont-work/#respond Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:18:52 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1091 The Narcissistic Personality Inventory was developed by Raskin and Hall (1979) based on the DSM-III criteria. A series of 40 questions are used for the measurement of narcissism as a personality trait in social psychological research. It is a standardised population test, though over time the scores which certain populations achieve have been getting higher. […]

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Mortally Wounded – The Narcissistic Injury Explained http://thenarcissisticlife.com/narcissistic-injury/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/narcissistic-injury/#respond Sat, 18 Mar 2017 16:36:25 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1082 Think of a creature so full of self-loathing that they can’t bear themselves. A being robbed of self-esteem and internally at least, totally without redeeming qualities. In literature you have it marked out in characters like Tolkien’s Gollum, Dickens’ Uriah Heep, or Nils Bjurman from Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy. It is hard to believe from […]

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How to Become a Narcissist? Follow These 5 Steps To Become A Narcissist http://thenarcissisticlife.com/become-narcissist-follow-5-steps-become-narcissist/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/become-narcissist-follow-5-steps-become-narcissist/#comments Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:56:04 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1079 Jonathan Swift was an Irish-English writer and satirist of the 17t and early 18th century, whose main theme was to highlight the unfairness of the society around him. Whilst he is most famous for his novel “Gulliver’s Travels”, the biting satire of which has been eviscerated in several Hollywood films, he also wrote another, more […]

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Being Wednesday’s Child Full Of Woe | Narcissistic Families And The Scapegoat Child http://thenarcissisticlife.com/wednesdays-child-full-woe-narcissistic-families-scapegoat-child/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/wednesdays-child-full-woe-narcissistic-families-scapegoat-child/#comments Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:27:33 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1075 In an old, English, folk-poem of the 19th century, to be born on a particular week-day, imbued said child with an abiding characteristic. “Monday’s child was fair of face, Tuesday’s child is full of grace” but bad luck anyone born on a Wednesday, since “Wednesday’s child was full of woe.” Of course, there is no […]

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Why Narcissists Need Minions? http://thenarcissisticlife.com/narcissists-need-minions/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/narcissists-need-minions/#comments Sat, 04 Mar 2017 13:43:58 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1071 It is now almost too long ago for popular memory. On 18th November 1978, Revd Jim Jones the leader of the People’s Temple cult, ordered his followers to commit an act of what he termed a “Revolutionary Suicide” in Jonestown, Guyana. Over 900 obeyed and the whole event was recorded on a chilling audiotape which […]

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Trangressive Sex And Shame And The Narcissist http://thenarcissisticlife.com/trangressive-sex-and-shame-and-the-narcissist/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/trangressive-sex-and-shame-and-the-narcissist/#respond Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:40:34 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1068 You’re So Vain, I bet you think this song is about you ? Carly Simon stated that she wrote “You’re So Vain” was inspired by three men she knew, one of whom was Warren Beatty, famous womaniser of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s whom even Madonna at her most rapacious could not tame. As the […]

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Can A Narcissist Ever Change? http://thenarcissisticlife.com/can-narcissist-ever-change/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/can-narcissist-ever-change/#respond Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:38:15 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1059 Is It Possible For The Narcissist To Change? Oh, Lord it’s hard to be humble, when you’re perfect in every way. I can’t wait to look in the mirror, ‘cos I get better looking each day! To know me is to love me, I must be a hell of a man.
Oh Lord It’s hard to […]

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“I am what I am”, Transgender and Narcissism http://thenarcissisticlife.com/transgender-and-narcissism/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/transgender-and-narcissism/#comments Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:45:16 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1055 I am what I am
I don’t want praise I don’t want pity
I bang my own drum
Some think it’s noise I think it’s pretty
And so what if I love each sparkle and each bangle
Why not try to see things from a different angle
Your life is a shame
Till you can shout out: “I am what I am” […]

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Riding the Rollercoaster of Narcissistic Rage http://thenarcissisticlife.com/riding-rollercoaster-narcissistic-rage/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/riding-rollercoaster-narcissistic-rage/#comments Sun, 05 Feb 2017 15:43:24 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1051 It’s true, recent events have made me quite angry. I have grown up in a world where differences have been accepted, even if sometimes with a raised eyebrow, and the mantra “live and let live” seemed sound enough for most to live by. But now things seem to have changed a lot, in a very […]

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Narcissists in Legend – From, Narcissus and Uther Pendragon to The Sherriff of Nottingham http://thenarcissisticlife.com/narcissists-legend-narcissus-uther-pendragon-sherriff-nottingham/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/narcissists-legend-narcissus-uther-pendragon-sherriff-nottingham/#respond Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:11:00 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1046 It is said by many that in religions across the world we create gods in our own flawed images of humanity, no more is it so obvious in the legends of Europe. The gods of Greece and Rome; the Arthurian legends of the British Isles and the Norse gods with their weapons and violent tempers. […]

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