Narcissism and Ageing

Narcisissm and Ageing

It has always worried me what some ageing celebs do to their faces. For those of us on the outside of the glitzy, appearance-is-all bubble it is all too easy to see that plastic surgery of any kind never enhances a face, fillers often overfill, Botox robs a face of expression and dermal peels just […] Read more »

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 »

The 5 Signs of the Growing Narcissism Epidemic

According to clinicians around only one percent of the population at large have narcissistic personality disorder. In a clinical setting (i.e. those in treatment) the percentage is much higher (around 12-16%). I would argue however, that the broader signs of narcissism are reaching epidemic proportions in our post-industrial / postmodern society. Signs of narcissisms appear […] Read more »