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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 [...]

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 [...]

You Were Raised by Narcissists If You Can Relate to These 9 Things

By | 2018-02-13T15:56:29+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Most people have no clue that they were raised by narcissists. In fact, many of the traits that develop from such a childhood often get misunderstood as isolated character traits. Let’s pretend we’re traveling in time, back to the 70s, 80s or 90s. In other words, let’s visit your childhood. Think back to those faded [...]

8 Sneaky Tools of Narcissistic Manipulation and How to Recognize Them

By | 2018-01-03T20:45:17+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Narcissistic manipulation comes in many different forms. In order not to become a victim of this dark personality type, it’s important to know which manipulation techniques narcissists use. If you have ever been in a relationship with a narcissist, you might have wondered how on earth you got involved with someone so self-absorbed, one so [...]

How to Deal With a Narcissist and Protect Yourself from Their Manipulation

By | 2017-11-30T18:22:43+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

I believe that learning how to deal with a narcissist is one of the hardest ordeals in life. It takes a certain skill learned from life experiences. Alright you guys, it’s time, once again, to tackle the daunting subject of the toxic individual. Yeah, I know you’re not that fond of these characters, but in [...]

10 Unhealthy Behavior Strategies That Might Be Hiding Behind Your Anxiety

By | 2017-11-20T20:26:20+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you think anxiety is a damaging force all on its own, then here’s a deeper revelation. Unhealthy behavior strategies are born from the desire to control anxiety. Unhealthy behavior strategies started off as survival tactics derived from anxiety. These neurotic responses were originally meant to help the suffering cope with what they were going through [...]