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Grandiose and “vulnerable” narcissists: how do they differ?

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Both the beggar and the king could be narcissists with a different M.O. An interesting article in Psychology Today explains the difference between grandiose (invulnerable) narcissists, and “vulnerable” narcissists. Either can be somatic or…

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The Divide and Conquer tactics used by the GOP to divide the left.

This cartoon clearly shows how Divide and Conquer works.   I think my experience as a survivor of narcissistic abuse and my subsequent “crash course” in how this type of abuse works (which is the original reason I started this … Continue reading

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Beware of narcissists posing as victims in the narcissistic abuse community.

Originally posted on November 24, 2014 I came across this post today on PsychForums. It’s by a woman who’s the moderator of a site for victims of abuse (she does not specify which site). She talks about how she is … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t Trump ever talk about his mother?

Mary Anne MacLeod Trump This is a very interesting article from Politico about Donald Trump’s relationship with his mother and what role she might have played in his personality development.   It’s interesting that he always praises his father but almost … Continue reading

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9 ways to tell if the victim blog you read is run by a narcissist.

Originally posted on January 9, 2017 The Internet is a great thing for a lot of reasons, but for victims of narcissistic abuse, it’s probably the first time in our lives we ever had a voice, and would be listened … Continue reading

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Sociopaths rule America — but there’s an easy way to identify them.

The above photo, taken at a beer party celebrating “Trumpcare” passing the House last May, drove home to me exactly how cruel and sadistic Trump’s people really are.   It hit me like a ton of bricks.  They are literally laughing … Continue reading

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Trump’s Neanderthal toolbox.

Artwork by Roman Genn This is a brilliant Twitter thread by @HoarseWisperer, who often posts threads about Trump’s probable NPD/sociopathy.   In fact, I think this short write up about Trump’s narcissism is the most spot on description I have ever … Continue reading

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Projection and Trump’s snake story.

When someone shows you who they are, believe them. — Maya Angelou   Several times at his rallies, Donald Trump has done something out of character — he has delved into literature to make a point, specifically poetry.  Ironically, the … Continue reading

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The “red flag” you should never ignore.

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When it comes to narcissism, there’s a lot of talk about red flags: behaviors that are associated with narcissistic abuse, such as lying, gaslighting, lack of empathy, grandiosity, and refusal to admit wrongdoing. But…

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We need a lot more awareness about narcissism and psychopathy.

Elizabeth Mika is one of the 27 mental health professionals who contributed to the  bestselling book,  The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump.   She is a psychologist who writes about narcissism, psychopathy and authoritarianism (specifically Donald Trump’s authoritarianism) on her Medium … Continue reading

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