Category Archives: covert narcissism

The Making of a Psychopathic Narcissist

Originally posted on A Blog About Healing From PTSD:
A post on Lucky Otter’s Haven, entitled Where does this silly idea that covert narcissism is the most malignant come from?, is spot on, in my opinion, about the differences between…

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I don’t need your damn fake apologies.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
My sociopathic ex was never sorry for anything. Oh, yes, he “apologized” sometimes, but it was only to get me to shut up or because he knew he’d already lost the argument or knew…

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“Narcissism–Living without Feelings”

I just read one of the most detailed and comprehensive articles about NPD I’ve ever come across, and also one of the scariest. It’s very long so you’ll need to set aside an hour or so to read all of … Continue reading

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The Vulnerable Dark Triad.

I wrote this article today, but it belongs on both my blogs, so I’m going to be redundant. 😛

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The Pooooor Narcissist

Originally posted on Grace for my Heart:
? It’s Narcissist Friday!      ? N – Get off the road, stupid idiot! That guy drives just like your brother! ? You – Why do you say such mean things? It…

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On having seasonal affective disorder (SAD), dishonesty, and a few other things.

This is going to be a long post, because I have so much to say. I haven’t been completely honest about why I haven’t been posting as much (being overworked and tired is only part of it) but I was … Continue reading

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What’s my problem?

After over a month of being convinced I’m a covert narcissist, now I’m starting to wonder if my assessment of myself could be incorrect. Most people are having trouble believing me (even good friends) and there are so many disorders … Continue reading

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20 Signs That You Are Dealing with a Covert Narcissist

Originally posted on Narcissism Experts:

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Me and jokes.

Having my kind of disorders (Avoidant, BPD and possible [self-identified] cNPD), I have a hard time coping with jokes made at my own expense. I try to hide my anger/hurt and joke back, but it never goes over very well … Continue reading

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Yikes! Does this mean I’m a narcissist?

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
I just finished reading a Scientific American article that delineates narcissists into two categories: Overt Narcissists and Covert Narcissists: When most people think of narcissism, they think of the public face of narcissism: extraversion,…

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