What is Gaslighting in Narcissism?

what is gaslighting in narcissism

“I never said that! What are you talking about?” “You’re imagining things!” “You keep forgetting things. I’m worried about you.” These are examples of gaslighting. It’s a manipulation technique in which the gaslighter tries to make the victim question their own senses, perceptions, and memory. Gaslighting is not unknown to the Narcissist and they use … Read more

Can a Narcissist Change?

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“They did the personality test, and by process of elimination, it was concluded that it was narcissistic personality disorder. So from that moment on, I started treatment, because I didn’t want to have that.” Those are the words of a narcissist interviewed by SBS in 2019. After six and a half years of treatment he … Read more

What is a Somatic Narcissist? 10 Signs You are Dealing With a Somatic Narcissist

what is a somatic narcissist

As we know, narcissists are people who tend to inflate their own importance, lack empathy for others, and need constant validation (1). How is a somatic narcissist different? ‘Somatic’ means ‘related to the body’, so somatic narcissism involves being very preoccupied or obsessed with one’s physical appearance and sexual attractiveness (2).  A somatic narcissist uses … Read more

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