The Narcissist and Emotional Abuse

Narcissists employ a variety of techniques to abuse their victims in order to control them. For that is the purpose of abuse- to control the other person. A narcissist may use emotional abuse, verbal abuse, mental abuse, or physical abuse. Verbal and physical abuses are straightforward-they are verbal and physical aggression directed at another person. […] Read more »

My Father the Narcissist: A Narcissistic Father is a Tyrant and a Bully

Narcissistic fathers often emotionally damage their children. They disregard boundaries, manipulate their children by withholding affection (until the children “perform”), and neglect to meet the needs of their children because they are interested only in meeting their own needs. Their image and perfection is essential to narcissists; they often demand perfection from their children. The […] Read more »

Dating A Narcissist

So you think you have found Mr. Perfect? He is charming, handsome, successful and full of compliments toward you. You are mesmerized when he gazes into your eyes… A relationship with a narcissist begins well. They tend to be attractive, charismatic and appear to be really invested in meeting “the one.” A narcissist will often […] Read more »

Narcissistic Brainwashing

A relationship with a narcissist involves cruel and relentless emotional abuse. Narcissists are able to do this by brainwashing their victims. They use a variety of methods of in order to obtain control over their significant other. First they “love bomb” their prey, then they threaten, degrade, shift blame, criticize, manipulate, verbally assault, dominate, blackmail, […] Read more »

A Narcissist Broke My Heart

A year has passed since I ended a relationship with a narcissistic man. I am removed from the relationship now but my heart has not healed. I can go several days in a row without thinking about it. I can still clearly remember when it seemed impossible to get through even a minute without thinking […] Read more »

The Narcissist Blames You!

Narcissists are notorious for placing blame on other people and not on themselves. Even when they clearly and definitely did something wrong, they cannot- and will not- accept responsibility. They almost always deflect the blame elsewhere. Narcissists either ignore their contribution to the situation or insist that the other person (spouse, child, co-worker or etc.) […] Read more »

The Narcissist and Divorce

Dealing with a narcissistic person is a never-ending battle whether you are in or out of the relationship. If you add in divorce and custody issues, each day begins to feel like an endless battle for survival. Anyone going through divorce has many issues to cope with: worries about money, custody, legal issues, betrayal, abandonment […] Read more »

The Narcissistic Ex

Were you married to a narcissist or recently broke up with one? If that is the case, then you have experienced how utterly painful divorce can be. You have to deal with the loss of the relationship or sense of family, and worry about the children and money. Yet to make matters worse, you are […] Read more »

The Narcissist and Intimacy

If you are in a relationship with someone with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), you may find that the relationship is less intimate than you thought it was. It is probably intense, time-consuming, long-lasting, and uses a great deal of your mental energy—but intense is not the same as intimate. An important test of intimacy is […] Read more »

The Narcissist versus Mr. Perfect

How do narcissists do it? How do people with such absurd and damaging behaviors convince seemingly normal people to adore them, to view them as Mr. Perfect? Why do women fall in love with them? From the perfect, beautiful beginning to the ugly and painful end, it sometimes seems as if all narcissists read the […] Read more »