Tag Archives: malignant narcissism

Gaslighting.

I’m pretty sure more people in 2017 know what gaslighting means than they did in 2016 or earlier.   It’s left the domain of the narcissistic abuse community and become a household word now that we have a leader who … Continue reading

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Donald Trump & Ayn Rand

Originally posted on CLUSTER B:
—Psychopaths or Narcissists? On November 8th of this year, the “unthinkable” happened. Donald Trump was elected president. Although his campaign sounded more populist that free-market fundamentalist, his choices for cabinet tell a different story. Liberals…

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“This could never happen in America.”

But it is. I’m talking about the increasing feeling of unreality and foreboding under this new administration, run by a sociopath that even ten years ago wouldn’t have had a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming president. I sat, frozen … Continue reading

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5 Howling Wildernesses

Originally posted on Knowing the Narcissist:
Five reasons it cannot work 1. Nothing about the golden period is real It feels like every day is summer doesn’t it? Warm and wonderful. No rain clouds anywhere, just a cornflower blue sky.…

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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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Maybe Trump’s election is the BEST thing that could have happened!

I know what you’re probably thinking.  You probably think I must have finally snapped.  That I’ve given into Stockholm Syndrome and now identify with the enemy.   You’re  maybe even thinking about hitting the “backspace” key,  writing me off as … Continue reading

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How does malignant narcissism differ from NPD?

There’s a lot of talk about the narcissistic spectrum — the idea that narcissism runs on a spectrum from “normal” narcissism (healthy self esteem) all the way through malignant narcissism at the top. Somewhere in the middle, “normal” or “healthy” … Continue reading

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Was Betty Broderick really a victim of narcissistic abuse?

Dan and Betty Broderick at their wedding, 1969 Sometimes the delineation between being a narcissistic abuser and having been a victim of narcissistic abuse is not very clear.    A famous example is Betty Broderick,  the jilted wife who broke into … Continue reading

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The real reason why my attitude toward narcissism changed.

Originally posted on Down the Rabbit Hole:
A few weeks ago, I posted a somewhat negative article about Sam Vaknin that pretty much blamed him for turning NPD into something resembling demonic possession because of his own self-hatred and hatred…

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My ex might be dying.

My MN ex may have cancer.   He’s been coughing up blood a lot and has been a heavy smoker for years, and also smokes a lot of weed too.  He’s also been losing a lot of weight.  He tells … Continue reading

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