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

How to Deal with a Narcissistic Mother and Limit Her Toxic Influence

By |2019-09-21T16:10:47+03:00September 21st, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Your mother may be different than others and exhibit toxic traits. You have a narcissistic mother, there are ways to deal with her and set healthy boundaries in your relationship. From a personal standpoint, I didn’t have a narcissistic mother. Those traits came from my father. However, I do know many women who did have [...]

Schadenfreude and the Psychology of This Dark State That We All Experience

By |2019-09-15T14:57:23+03:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Schadenfreude. Morrissey nailed it when he wrote the song “We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful,” and you know what – I agree with him. There’s an instant feeling of warm satisfaction when someone you know didn’t get that important promotion, or they split up from their partner, or you find out that it [...]

6 Struggles Only Adult Children of Narcissists Will Understand

By |2019-09-03T17:11:05+03:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personal Development, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Adult children of narcissists suffer a wide range of symptoms. Due to the lack of empathy, their lives are deeply scarred. I don’t have to be a psychologist to know my childhood was dysfunctional. And I know my parents failed at many things in raising me. I was left alone many times with a senile [...]

How Pathological Lying (Pseudologia Fantastica) Ruins Relationships

By |2019-08-15T13:39:38+03:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

So many friendships and relationships have been destroyed by pathological lying. Sometimes it’s hard to see the truth of those lies. With pathological lying, there is usually an underlying personality disorder. Yes, people lie, and I lie too…gasp. But telling lies every once in a while and being a liar are two different things. Pseudologia [...]

5 Signs of Toxic Adult Children and How to Deal with Them

By |2019-08-13T14:30:32+03:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

With little effort on their part, toxic adult children are able to make others miserable with their dysfunctional traits. What’s worse than unruly children? I think that would be adults who act like children, those who have toxic traits and ruin the lives of others. And yes, they do this. And where does this behavior [...]

How a Psychopath’s Brain Is Different from a Normal One and What It Means

By |2019-08-06T14:59:12+03:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychopathy is classed as an anti-social personality disorder, but could there be a difference in a psychopath’s brain that leads to psychopathic behaviour? When it comes to some of the most heinous acts of violence in human history, psychopaths are often to blame. We portray psychopaths in the media as cold-blooded, evil monsters who lack [...]

6 Things That Make a Female Narcissist Different from a Male One

By |2019-08-01T17:35:39+03:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Narcissism is common across the genders, but is there a difference between a male and a female narcissist? You would think that there are shared narcissistic traits for both male and female narcissists, but, in actual fact, there are some interesting differences. However, before we go on to explore these differences, let’s just recap on [...]

How to Spot a Female Sociopath by These 6 Traits and Behaviors

By |2019-07-19T18:42:02+03:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Sociopaths move through society in the shadows. In terms of danger, female sociopath is the most powerful. With so many mental and personality disorders, it’s no wonder it’s hard for us to differentiate between them. I know I sometimes have a difficult time with this as well. When studying narcissism, I sometimes get lost in [...]