Interview with a Narcissist

interview with a narcissist

The term “recovering alcoholic” is commonly bandied around to describe a person who has lived part of their lives dependent physically or psychologically on alcohol. These people have usually suffered harm as a result of their relationship with drink. They have lost families, friends, health and sometimes jobs and homes too. At the time of […] Read more »

Why are There so Many Narcissistic Celebrities?

Why are There so Many Narcissistic Celebrities?

“Narcissism is part of my personality.” -Ben Affleck Awareness among narcissistic celebrities is at an all time high. The proof is in moments like the one above, when an A-lister like Affleck can openly talk about his own narcissistic behavior. But, in Hollywood, could it possibly make more sense that narcissism runs rampant? How are narcissistic celebrities […] Read more »

Simple Steps for Treating Narcissism

Simple Steps for Treating Narcissism

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 […] Read more »

How Narcissism Stems from a Desire for Control

How Narcissism Stems from a Desire for Control

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 […] Read more »

The Transition from Humblebrag to Narcissist

The Transition from Humblebrag to Narcissist

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 […] Read more »

The Fine Line Between Pride and Narcissism

The Fine Line Between Pride and Narcissism

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, […] Read more »