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126 Many of us are familiar with the narcissistic personality’s classic traits such as grandiosity, callousness, and trigger-happy rage. But there are other things often mistaken for individual personality quirks that are actually fairly common and explainable aspects of pathological...

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The Narcissist Family Files by Julia Hall - 4M ago

The narcissistic personality is by definition abusive. People with pathological narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder inevitably exploit and harm those close to them. If you have a narcissist partner and/or narcissistic family members, you have experienced trauma. The Narcissist Family...

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12 Of the more than 75 articles I’ve written about narcissism and narcissistic abuse, one in particular continues to attract the most readers, “What the Narcissist Fears Most.” I don’t think this is because the article is more insightful or...

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12 Narcissistic abuse is typically understood as a set of overbearing behaviors stemming from the narcissist’s outsized self-importance and lack of empathy. Narcissists dominate family members with their excessive neediness, selfish demands, antagonism, hypersensitivity, and unrealistic expectations. But neglect, both...

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Happy September! I have a few things to tell you. For many months I have been in intensive recovery from a serious accident. I’m doing well, but this has meant that I have not been able to respond to many...

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40 Being fundamentally dependent on others for the self-assurance and definition they lack, narcissists don’t get very far without enablers. An enabler supports the narcissist’s larger-than-life persona, extreme sense of entitlement, and abusive behavior by unquestionably accepting her version of...

The post Enabling the Narcissist: How and Why It Happens appeared first on .

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16 It can be dicey diagnosing someone with a personality disorder if you’re not schooled in such matters. People’s behavior and motives are complicated, and labels are often simplistic and wrongheaded. But let’s get real. In the case of Narcissistic...

The post Diagnosing the Narcissist in Your Life: When the Pros Don’t or Can’t Help appeared first on .

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116 3 Narcissistic Family Abuse Ava’s first memory, at three years old, was being beaten across the face with a belt. Her father, a sadistic malignant narcissist, regularly beat her and her two brothers throughout their childhoods. On that day Ava’s...

The post Breaking the Narcissistic Family Legacy: A Survivor’s Story appeared first on .

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128 As with other personality disorders and forms of mental illness, the causes of narcissism are complex and most likely a mix of biology and environment. No clear-cut causal factor for narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) has been identified, at least in...

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430 5   Estimates range about the prevalence of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), putting it between 0.5 percent and 6.2 percent of the general population. Even if the high estimate is accurate, the likelihood of having a parent or spouse...

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