The Narcissistic Life http://thenarcissisticlife.com All you need to know about Narcissists... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:47:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.4 Simple Steps for Treating Narcissism http://thenarcissisticlife.com/simple-steps-treating-narcissism/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/simple-steps-treating-narcissism/#respond Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:47:00 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1126 It’s tough being around a narcissist, especially one that is a close friend or family member. Their self-absorption can test even the strongest relationships because it makes those relationships one sided. You might struggle with knowing how to handle a narcissist. Doing nothing will only allow the problem to continue. Doing the wrong thing might end […]

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Karma Chameleon, The Quirky Dress Sense of Narcissists http://thenarcissisticlife.com/karma-chameleon-quirky-dress-sense-narcissists/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/karma-chameleon-quirky-dress-sense-narcissists/#respond Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:07:27 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1143 Whilst I don’t want to diminish the damaging qualities of narcissists or the impact that they have on those around them but sometimes narcissists have little quirks which can be both interesting and perhaps appealing. One such quirk is an obsession with personal appearance, clothes and style. When I think of a narcissist obsessed by […]

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How Narcissism Stems from a Desire for Control http://thenarcissisticlife.com/narcissism-stems-desire-control/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/narcissism-stems-desire-control/#respond Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:33:59 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1123 A desire for control is at the center of many mental health disorders, but perhaps nowhere is it more obvious – and more impactful on others – than in Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD.) The links between narcissism and a desire for control aren’t exactly surprising. After all, if a narcissist can control the situation and […]

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Always Look on the Bright Side – The Advantages of Having a Narcissistic CEO http://thenarcissisticlife.com/always-look-bright-side-advantages-narcissistic-ceo/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/always-look-bright-side-advantages-narcissistic-ceo/#respond Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:00:19 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1138 On the 4th of April 2017 President Assad’s military,launched chemical weapons at the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in north-western Syria, in what has been a bloody and prolonged civil war. More than 80 people were confirmed dead with many more suffering serious injuries. What has outraged the world community and The United Nations in […]

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The Transition from Humblebrag to Narcissist http://thenarcissisticlife.com/transition-humblebrag-narcissist/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/transition-humblebrag-narcissist/#respond Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:24:31 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1119 We’ve all seen them on social media. Posts that, even if they’re celebrating a person’s accomplishments. Posts that seem to somehow come off as arrogant. Things like, “My son has the highest reading level in his class! Not surprised though, since I was his teacher #GoodTryOtherMoms.” Or: “Obviously, I got that promotion at work. After […]

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The Fine Line Between Pride and Narcissism http://thenarcissisticlife.com/fine-line-pride-narcissism/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/fine-line-pride-narcissism/#respond Mon, 17 Apr 2017 09:15:11 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1116 85% of people suffer from low self-esteem. While everyone is always looking for ways to feel better about themselves, sometimes confidence can be taken to the extreme. Pride and narcissism are two completely different things. One propels us forward, making us feel capable. The other is self-destructive, egotistical, and hurts the people around us. In this post, […]

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How Did We End up With this Millennial Narcissism? http://thenarcissisticlife.com/end-millennial-narcissism/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/end-millennial-narcissism/#respond Sat, 15 Apr 2017 09:07:16 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1113 Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? The millennial standing in front of it, apparently. Millennials – that 80 million strong group of citizens between the ages of 18 and 34 in America – have long since been described as the most self-involved generation of all time. And, recent research […]

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The Scientific Link Between Selfies and Narcissism http://thenarcissisticlife.com/scientific-link-selfies-narcissism/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/scientific-link-selfies-narcissism/#respond Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:48:42 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1110 Science has discovered a link between selfies and narcissism. Is anyone really surprised? But is this link something we should be aware of? How bad can it really get, right? It’s just a selfie, after all. They’re fun, popular, and easy to take and post. Let’s examine how selfies and narcissism can go hand in […]

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5 Signs You Are Having A Narcissistic Sibling http://thenarcissisticlife.com/5-signs-narcissistic-sibling/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/5-signs-narcissistic-sibling/#respond Mon, 10 Apr 2017 11:03:23 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1101 What Is It Like To Have A Narcissistic Sibling ? I have written lots on what it is like to be a child, lover or work colleague of someone who has NPD, but what is it like being a brother or sister ? Every behaviour a narcissist commonly displays in the wider world: a need […]

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How did I Succumb to Narcissism? http://thenarcissisticlife.com/how-did-i-succumb-to-narcissism/ http://thenarcissisticlife.com/how-did-i-succumb-to-narcissism/#comments Sun, 09 Apr 2017 08:33:28 +0000 http://thenarcissisticlife.com/?p=1105 If you suffer from narcissism, you’re not alone. In fact, recent studies show that over 6% of the population has been diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD.) That same study also shows that your NPD impacts men and women at roughly the same rate. 47% of patients are male, and 53% of patients are female. Still, you […]

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