Tagged: Narcissism

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The Pros and Cons of the Increased Awareness of Narcissistic Abuse

Narcissism has gone from the relative anonymity of Latin mythology or the contents of the DSM to mainstream headlines. Much of this increased awareness is helpful to those who have been affected by narcissistic...


Lipstick On a Pig

It was just an ordinary day. But my reaction was anything but ordinary. It started out innocently enough. My now-ex-husband and I were walking through the mall on a cold, rainy Saturday afternoon when...


What is He?

At the beginning, I looked for a label. I needed a label. I read The Sociopath Next Door. I combed the DSM. I held his history and his traits against checklists until my eyes...

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Tips for Surviving a Malignant Divorce

Divorces are never easy; lives are torn asunder, feelings are trampled and insecurities raised, and both parties are left with a great sense of loss and often failure.  Some divorces turn ugly, with both...

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