Tag Archives: codependency

Arguing with Trumpists is exhausting.

  I should know better than to argue with Trump supporters on Twitter or anywhere else. Several other people were involved in this thread. I have called them Person A, B, etc. The Trump supporter is called “Trumpist” and I’m … Continue reading

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Trump’s personality disorder brings out the worst in everyone.

I think it’s pretty safe to say Donald Trump has a very malignant case of Narcissistic Personality Disorder and appears to fit all of its psychiatric criteria.    Unfortunately, he’s only the tip of the iceberg, merely a symptom of … Continue reading

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HSPs and codependency.

Originally posted on November 8, 2015 There’s a lot of discussion on the web about codependency as well as empathy, especially in the narcissistic abuse community. While it’s true people who are codependent to a narcissist also tend to be … Continue reading

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Contrived Helplessness

Originally posted on Grace for my Heart:
It’s Narcissist Friday!      ? Every once in a while I come up with a term for a narcissistic behavior only to find that the term is already being used for something…

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The 4 types of narcissistic abuse victims.

Originally posted on May 15, 2015 It’s become clear to me that not all ACONs and abuse survivors are on the same page when it comes to their attitudes toward narcissists. Because we all are abuse survivors you would think … Continue reading

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In defense of “needy” people.

Many of us complain about certain other people acting too “needy.”  But maybe they’re not the problem; maybe we are.

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The 5 stages of narcissistic abuse recovery.

I went No Contact with my sociopathic NPD/ASPD ex in February, 2014 — almost three years ago. Enough time has elapsed that I’ve seen that there are several stages one goes through on the way to recovery and healing. There … Continue reading

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Why empaths and narcissists seem to need each other.

Credit: Let Me Reach with Kim Saeed The concept of narcissism and HSP (highly sensitive person) or empathic traits coexisting in the same person is a matter that has very little research behind it, but I definitely think there is … Continue reading

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H.G. Tudor’s theory of narcissism and codependency (trauma bonds).

Originally posted on Down the Rabbit Hole:
I have not yet read any of HG Tudor’s many books about narcissism and narcissistic abuse, but I do follow his blog, Knowing The Narcissist. HG has NPD and writes about narcissism from…

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Child roles in dysfunctional families.

Credit: Artist unknown.   Wikipedia has an excellent, detailed article about dysfunctional family dynamics. Here I am just going to talk about the roles various family members play, and the kinds of families that become dysfunctional. If you’d like to … Continue reading

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