Tag Archives: narcissistic supply

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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“How to Spot a Collapsed Narcissist”

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 been denied adequate supply (leading to … Continue reading

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“Will the real victim please stand up?”

Some narcissists (especially if they’e covert) pretend to be victims of narcissistic abuse. How do you know, when someone tells you they have been abused, if they are telling the truth, or if they are just trying to manipulate you … Continue reading

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Karma comes a-calling for my malignant narcissist ex.

Sometimes you can actually see what happens to a narcissistic abuser when they alienate everyone and have nothing left. My MN ex has effectively alienated not only his ex wife (me), but also both his children. He has no other … Continue reading

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A Covert Narcissist’s Worst Nightmare, by Anonymous.

I saw this today and thought it was brilliant and creative, so I’m reposting it. I’m pretty sure it was meant to be tongue-in-cheek. 😉 A Covert Narcissist’s Worst Nightmare By Anonymous. You wake up one day and all the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Descartes and the Killer Bees (by Anna Girolami)

A reader named Anna Girolami (she has a blog called Good Red Herring) emailed me wondering if she could write a guest post for this blog.    I felt honored that she wanted to do this!  The post she wrote … Continue reading

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The narcissist game of “Gotcha!”

An earlier post of mine described the 8 mind-games  that narcissists all love to play.   (Please be aware this was actually a reblog of someone else’s post).  One of the more popular games, played by both covert and overt … Continue reading

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A question that probably has no answer.

Beast transforming; Belle watches in astonishment/credit Disney Pictures 1991 I’m following a blog where the writer, who is a diagnosed NPD in therapy (I am not going to link the blog here), has been showing signs recently of his hard … Continue reading

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HSPs and empaths, take heed! You cannot heal a narcissist!

In my readings and observations of people in the narc-abuse community, I’ve become aware that Highly Sensitive People (HSPs), empaths in particular, are highly attracted to narcissists. The reverse is also true–narcissists see an empath and smell blood.  As an … Continue reading

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Do narcissists cry?

This is a revision of the Jan. 1, 2015 article.  It’s one of my most popular posts, so I figured I’d post it again, with a few changes. Do narcissists cry?  Sure, they do. Of course they do. And the … Continue reading

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