manipulation

What Is a Malignant Narcissist and How to Recognize One in Your Life

By | 2017-08-19T20:42:08+00:00 August 19th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , |

The malignant narcissist is someone who has a combination of two personality disorders, which makes them extremely dangerous and manipulative. Narcissists, they’re everywhere, aren’t they? From demanding celebrities to power-hungry presidents,  narcissists have an innate sense of entitlement, a complete lack of empathy and crave the spotlight and attention. According to the DSM-IV, narcissist tendencies [...]

5 Signs That You Are Dealing with a Pathological Liar

By | 2017-08-17T15:25:16+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

A pathological liar is incredibly skilled at lying. They can keep up with their twisted stories and do it so smoothly that it will be almost impossible to notice. This can be a habit or simply insecurities, but ultimately, lying makes them feel better. Although everyone can tell little lies here and there, a pathological [...]

The Link Between Verbal Abuse and Anxiety That No One Talks about

By | 2017-08-10T17:34:27+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Anxiety can be the result of many abusive behaviors and traumatic experiences. Verbal abuse can also play a huge role in this illness. Sticks and stones may break your bones and words….they can hurt you too. Verbal abuse is demeaning, disrespectful and just plain wrong. Have you ever had someone in your face yelling at [...]

8 Brainwashing Techniques Manipulators Use (without You Even Knowing)

By | 2017-08-13T00:27:59+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Brainwashing techniques are more common than you think. In fact, you could be subject to brainwashing in your daily life. Most of us associate brainwashing with covert Cold War spy operations and old black and white movies. But brainwashing techniques are used far more commonly than you would think, and in the modern day world. [...]

8 Subtle Signs of Psychological Abuse You Should Never Ignore

By | 2017-06-16T20:43:23+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

If you think something might be wrong with your relationship, you could be right. You just might be the victim of psychological abuse. Psychological abuse, although it doesn’t include any sort of physical harm, does have a huge impact on your health and your future. This devious form of abuse can sneak in and take [...]

You Could Be a Victim of Gaslighting Abuse If You Can Relate to These 20 Signs

By | 2017-06-03T16:48:45+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gaslighting abuse is one of the sneakiest tools people with a manipulative personality use to make their victim feel crazy. We often use terminology in our everyday language without knowing where it originated from. For instance, ‘gaslighting’ is a psychological term that describes a form of mental abuse in which the perpetrator manipulates their victim [...]

What Is a Narcissistic Sociopath and How to Spot One

By | 2017-06-14T16:24:05+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Narcissistic sociopath is someone who has a combination of a narcissistic personality and sociopathic traits. Could there be one in your life? Once upon a time, people were either mad or bad, and that was the level to which we distinguished between the two. Nowadays, there are all kinds of labels on all kinds of [...]

This Is a List of Characteristics Psychopaths Are Looking out for in a Potential Victim

By | 2017-08-12T17:55:34+00:00 June 17th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

In general, most of us have a type, that is to say, we look for potential partners with a certain list of characteristics. These might be personality traits such as a sense of humour, kindness, loyalty and intelligence. Or they could be more shallow factors, for example, appearance or finances. Whatever it is that we [...]

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