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Everything you need to know about dark personalities, manipulators and abusers. Learn to understand their game before it even starts.

Emotional Empathy, Emotional Intelligence and Psychopathy: What’s the Link?

By | 2018-06-14T23:21:38+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There’s a lot of psychological terms bandied about that appear to have very similar meanings. Take, for instance, emotional empathy and emotional intelligence, aren’t they kind of the same thing? Actually, they are completely different but both can relate to psychopathy. Let’s look at emotional empathy first. What Is Emotional Empathy? Emotional empathy is where [...]

Top Thriller Movies about the Intriguing Mysteries and the Dark Side of Human Psyche

By | 2018-05-18T15:35:33+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Dark Personalities, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

For as long as I can remember, I have loved watching top thriller movies. The darker the story, and twisted the plot the better. What I really love about watching top thriller movies is that many of them deal with the darker side of our psyche. Top thriller movies will use human nature and [...]

How Narcissistic Personality Is Formed: 4 Things That Turn Children into Narcissists

By | 2018-05-13T20:22:45+00:00 May 13th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What causes someone to develop a narcissistic personality? Is it their environment, their genes, or could it be the way they were parented? There have been many studies that attempt to find out the origins of a narcissistic personality. Research suggests narcissism is created, not innate, and that certain factors will help turn a child [...]

7 Phases of Narcissistic Abuse (and How to Stop It No Matter Where You Are)

By | 2018-05-03T16:00:58+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Narcissistic abuse has the power to hold its victim for long periods of time. There are phases of this abuse which alternate between rage and peace, which confuse and bewilder. I was married to a narcissist for over 20 years. When someone finally saw the truth of my abusive relationship, they would urge me to [...]

What Is Emotional Blackmail and 5 Personality Types That Use It

By | 2018-04-12T13:56:15+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

In today’s time and age, emotional blackmail has become a common behavior trait found in most people. It causes the victims to feel vulnerable and answerable to those who they are close to or those who know them well. Relationships can either enhance one’s self-esteem or break it. Someone close to you can be a [...]

Children of Abusive Parents Have These 6 Struggles Later in Life

By | 2018-04-03T13:39:58+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personal Development, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Children of abusive parents don’t just suffer at the time the abuse is taking place, but later on in life as well. It’s not surprising that being a child of abusive parents leaves such long-lasting scars on one's soul. Consider that as children we are forming our most important attachments and establishing our own identities. [...]

5 Conflict Resolution Techniques to Use When Dealing with Drama Queens and High Conflict Personalities

By | 2018-04-02T14:24:06+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Drama queens and high conflict personalities can turn a small disagreement into a real hell. Here are some helpful conflict resolution techniques to use when dealing with them. Drama queens and high conflict personalities thrive on attention. They are fiery, strong-minded and often controversial. That’s why show business is saturated with them. Think of any [...]

5 Toxic Mother-Daughter Relationships Most People Think Are Normal

By | 2018-03-26T21:36:05+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The thing about toxic mother-daughter relationships is that until you grow up, leave home and discover other people’s family dynamics, everything seems normal. I was a person that didn’t realise I was in one of those toxic mother-daughter relationships until I began speaking to my sisters after my mother had died. It’s easy to see [...]