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Donald Trump, Psychopath

Here’s an interesting, informative article from Patheos.com in which the author, Andrew Spitznas, makes an excellent case for Donald Trump being afflicted with Malignant Narcissism — Antisocial Personality Disorder, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and traits of both Paranoia and Sadism.  Donald … 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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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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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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Narcissism, politicians, and Trump.

Most successful politicians are narcissists, or at least have more than average narcissistic traits.    Narcissism is almost a requirement to be a successful politician, since it takes a high level of self confidence and an affinity for self-promotion.   One … Continue reading

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“How to Spot a Collapsed Narcissist”

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
The following is is a very interesting article I found on a site called  Flying Monkeys Denied, that explains how to identify a narcissist who has “collapsed” –in other words, a narcissist who has…

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Was Betty Broderick actually a victim of narcissistic abuse?

Originally posted on September 27, 2016 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, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Psychopaths, narcissists, and pets.

Originally posted on November 16, 2014 There’s been a lot written about the devastating effect psychopaths have on other people, but what about their pets? Do psychopaths even have enough empathy to keep pets? Unfortunately, yes they do. But for … Continue reading

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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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