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

What Are the Dark Triad Traits and How to Spot Them in Someone You Know

The term Dark Triad may seem like words out of a crime novel. However, they refer to personality traits that make people magnets for conflict and disagreement. These negative qualities are a concern because they destroy relationships and compromise overall well-being. The good news is that there are saving graces.…

Brainwashing: Signs That You Are Being Brainwashed (Without Even Realizing It)

Hear the term brainwashing and you might think of government agents ‘turning’ unwilling spies against their own countries, or cult leaders using mind control to manipulate their followers. You might even go so far as to think of the term brainwashing in relation to propaganda spread during the First and…

Signs of a Psychic Vampire and How to Deal with Them

A psychic vampire is someone who feeds off the energy of others. They are often negative and self-pitying and spending time with them leaves us exhausted. What is a psychic vampire? Most of us have a psychic vampire in our lives. They moan and complain and yet, nothing we say or…

8 Signs You Are an Introverted Narcissist, Not Just a Sensitive Introvert

Could you be an introverted narcissist? Below, you will find eight signs that might help you. Narcissism. It’s everywhere you look. From the endless selfies of today’s younger generation to the diva demands of precious celebrities. That’s the whole point with narcissists, they are easy to recognize. But what if…

Parents of Narcissistic Children Commonly Do These 4 Things, Study Finds

Given the technology and other trappings of today's environment, how would modern parents avoid raising narcissistic children? There is no easy answer to this question. A study has pointed out the causes of narcissism in children. Parents should understand these risk factors, so as to avoid them. What is Narcissism? Those…

Dark Personality: How to Recognize and Deal with Shady Characters in Your Life

If anyone tells you that you have a dark personality, you would either cringe or protest vehemently. Few people want to associate with negativity. You may not have one yourself, but how would you know if the person you are dealing with does? Have a better understanding of what it is…

8 Signs of a Passive-Aggressive Personality & How to Recognize It

A passive-aggressive personality is undoubtedly the most frustrating personality type to come across. By the time you’ve worked out that someone is being passive-aggressive, you have already thought that you were the one going mad. Passive-aggressive behaviour is defined as ‘indirect expression of hostility through passive methods.’ So how can…