Tag Archives: mislabeling

5 reasons why you should never tell a narcissist they’re a narcissist.

Originally posted on July 1, 2015 In my dealings with narcissists, it’s sometimes been tempting to tell them to their face that they’re narcissists, thinking maybe it could be the wake up call they need. It’s a nice fantasy to … Continue reading

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Survivor hypervigilance and the danger of false labeling

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
Earlier today I wrote that I thought my daughter may have NPD because she had taken my phone when she lost hers, and seemed uncaring that I had no way of contacting her or…

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Maybe we throw around the N label too freely.

I’ve written about this before, but I think it’s something important we ACONs need to remember that can save us and others untold heartache. We need to be careful about labeling someone a narcissist until we have gotten to know … Continue reading

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My inner narcissist

The beautiful paintings in this article are by Marta Dahlig at Deviantart. Narcissism isn’t limited to narcissists. Most people have some narcissistic traits and that’s why it’s dangerous to try to diagnose someone you don’t know pretty well or have … Continue reading

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Survivor hypervigilance and the danger of false labeling

Earlier today I wrote that I thought my daughter may have NPD because she had taken my phone when she lost hers, and seemed uncaring that I had no way of contacting her or anyone else. About an hour ago, … Continue reading

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