Is The Narcissist Cheating on You? 8 Warning Signs of a Cheating Narcissist

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Narcissists are notorious for engaging in both emotional and physical infidelity (1). In fact, there is a wealth of research that suggests narcissism is positively correlated with having extramarital affairs and more sexually permissive attitudes towards infidelity, even when there is satisfaction in a present relationship (2, 3).  The difference between your average cheater and … Read more

How to Cope With a Narcissistic Daughter-in-Law?

How to cope with narcissistic daughter in law

Often, mothers-in-law are portrayed in a bad light, with suggestions that they are possessive and reluctant to let go of their sons or daughters. But what happens when it’s actually the other way round and you’re faced with a narcissistic daughter-in-law who seems to want to separate you from your children? If you suspect that … Read more

How To Know If A Narcissist Is Finished With You

How To Know If A Narcissist Is Finished With You

As you’ll most likely know if you’ve been in a relationship with a narcissist, they are characterized by certain traits such as self-entitlement, grandiose views of superiority, lack of empathy, and threatened egotism (2). They have also been shown to have a poorly developed sense of self and chronically unstable self-esteem (1).  In 1978, Kohut (4) … Read more

Do Narcissists Know They Are Narcissists?

Do narcissists know they are narcissists?

In 2014, asked US rocker Courtney Love about her body image. Love – singer and founding member of the rock band Hole – had recently taken part in a photoshoot for Italian Vogue, and learned that the magazine had digitally slimmed her waistline.  “I don’t have body dysmorphia at all.” Love said, “I’m actually … Read more

Narcissism 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