Narcissistic abuse victims or survivors commonly experience many defences – I include 10 that are one path or common experience as each victim who will become a survivor of Narcissistic Abuse first is ambivalent and avoids the pain and anger
It is difficult to spot or identify the covert narcissist. It can take years for the child/adult child of a covert narcissist to figure it out as is the case for those who fall in love with and get into
<p align=justify>The covert narcissist is much more difficult to spot. They often act vulnerable. They will fake being codependent. They act like a codependent but there is nothing codependent about the covert narcissist. Covert narcissists are often not spotted or
This is the at the centre of most of the pain and trauma of Narcissistic Abuse for those who are/have been victims or are on the path to or are now survivors. What is this? The need to reclaim the
Cluster B Personality Disorders as defined in the DSM-5 create for loved ones, neighbors, co-workers, adult children, and anyone in their proximity, a “crazy-making” gaslighing, abusive and chaotically devoid of boundaries and limits experience. This hurts even the mentally healthy
By Sandra L. Brown [This article first appeared in Issue 13 of The Dot Connector Magazine] “We can’t prevent what we don’t identify, we can’t treat what we don’t diagnose. And we
Narcissistic abuse is devastating. Any and all of it. Narcissists leave untold damage to be healed and dealt with by those they claim to “love”. Narcissists have no idea what healthy love is. For many women the first Narcissistic Personality
This post is written for loved ones of those with co-morbid Borderline Personality Disorder and Narcissistic Personality Disorder and those who may also have Anti-Social Personal Disorder (ASPD). It is not intended for those with any of these personality disorders.
There are two forms of Anti Social Personality Disorder. One is sociopathy. The other is psychopathy. A person diagnosed with ASPD is either a sociopath or a psychopath. What is the difference you might wonder? Does any difference really matter?
Pour mes concitoyens qui sont le français et à tous ceux qui partout ailleurs dans le monde qui parle français . Je travaille un Canadien anglais dur pour apprendre le français . Actuellement, je vous écris beaucoup mieux en français
Counsellor, Life Coach, and Mental Health Coach, A.J. Mahari, is an adult-child of a Borderline Personality Disordered Mother and (until the time of his passing in 1997) she was also the daughter of a father with Borderline Personality Disorder and
In the process of our own self growth and personal development we are all at varying stages of awakening to our evolutionary enlightenment. Do you seem to be going through the motions in your life? Do you feel like you
It is the Borderline False Self that houses pathological narcissism. Narcissism, pathological narcissism, is not just found in those who have Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Those with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) also wrestle with it as I outline in my newest
Life is a series of hellos and good-byes. It is about attaching, connecting, and often separating and then detaching, disconnecting and letting go. In toxic relationships all-too-often one or both participants are not skilled when it comes to limits, boundaries,
The more you learn about what a toxic relationship is and means, and if you realize you are in one now, have been and afraid you may be again, you really need to find your way to the kind of