Tag Archives: NPD

Trump and his impressionistic speech: HPD or NPD?

I’m engaged in an interesting conversation in a Facebook group about Cluster B disorders. Someone raised an interesting point about Trump possibly having HPD instead of, or in addition to, NPD.   His “impressionistic speech,” which is a symptom of … Continue reading

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The childhood origins of narcissism.

This is a very informative video explaining how narcissism develops during childhood.

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Deconstructing Cluster B stereotypes.

This is a cute drawing circulating Facebook depicting the “typical” person with each of the four Cluster B personality disorders (I cannot give credit for it since I have no idea who drew it or where it originated).   While … Continue reading

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The narcissist-elect begins to implode.

Trump is already losing his shit over perceived insults against him on social media.  I knew this would happen if Trump got elected.  The poster boy for NPD is finding out that sometimes it’s prudent to be careful what you … 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 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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The elimination of NPD from the DSM would be a disaster

Apparently, the removal of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (DSM-V code 301.81; ICD-10 code F60.81) from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is still being considered.   Sam Vaknin talks about it in this video. I think its removal would … Continue reading

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There should be no “shame” in having a Cluster B diagnosis.

Yes, another potentially controversial post.  Please hear me out before judging. There are some (actually, many) people in the blogosphere who believe that people with disorders like Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder made some kind of conscious choice to have … Continue reading

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Is narcissism caused by nature or nurture?

Credit: davidwolfe.com Although the consensus seems to be that narcissism or NPD (clinical narcissism) is a result of abuse or neglect during childhood, there may also be genetic factors involved.   An article from The Narcissistic Life cites several studies … Continue reading

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The Toxic Attraction Between an Empath and a Narcissist.

I have my own ideas about the complicated dynamics between narcissists and empaths, but I’ll just let this excellent article (written by an empath) speak for itself.  These two apparently opposite types of characters do often seem to be drawn … Continue reading

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