What Causes Aggression in Narcissists?

aggression and Narcissism

The Narcissist and Aggression In the 1970’s the American writer and family counsellor Dorothy Law Nolte penned a famous and succinct analysis of how children learn to live as an adulthood what they experience in childhood. This piece of fine writing called: “Children learn What They live” has been a staple of teacher training and […] Read more »

5 Reasons Why a Narcissist Wants You Back

5 signs the Narcissist wants you back

“Whatever I said, whatever I did,
I didn’t mean it
I just want you back for good
(Want you back, want you back, want you back for good)
Whenever I’m wrong
Just tell me the song and I’ll sing it” When Gary Barlow penned these words for “Take That”, he wasn’t thinking about Narcissists but love and a broken relationship. […] Read more »

When Narcissists Smear their Victims

When Narcissists Smear their Victims

Narcissism and Smearing I have a friend who had been happily married for 25 years to her second husband. They have three lovely, grown-up kids and although she has taken early retirement she used to have a fairly high-powered job as an accountant. Recently over coffee she told me about one aspect of her life […] Read more »

Attachment Theory and Treating Narcissism

There is a tonne of peer reviewed research evidence which demonstrates the link between the development of narcissistic personality disorder and the parenting narcissists received as children. The combination of vulnerability and grandiose exhibitionism and a hunger for attention stem, we are told, from a lack of appropriate attention from a sensitive care giver when […] Read more »