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

20 Signs of Coercive Control That Reveal Manipulation in a Relationship

By | 2018-07-15T13:54:34+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Would you be able to recognise the signs of coercive control if it was present in your relationship? I thought I would, but it is only after years of reflection that I realise I was being controlled in a number of ways. The thing about coercive control is that it’s pretty hard to pin [...]

7 Non-Obvious Signs of Stalking and What to Do If Someone Is Stalking You

By | 2018-06-24T17:37:19+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

How do you recognise the signs of stalking? Up until a few years ago, there wasn’t even a law that defined the signs of stalking and prevented someone from this uncomfortable experience. Stalking was not a criminal act. Victims could only pursue their stalkers under harassment laws, which were woefully inadequate. Since 2012, new laws [...]

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. [...]