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

20 Signs of a Narcissistic Perfectionist Who Is Poisoning Your Life

Psychological terms such as narcissism and perfectionist have been around for decades. We understand their character traits, even if we don’t possess them ourselves. But what happens when the two collide? Is there such a thing as a narcissistic perfectionist? And if so, what impact does it have on a…

6 Signs of a Narcissistic Coworker and What to Do If You Have One

Working is hard enough, but do you know what’s worse than that? It’s extremely difficult when you have a narcissistic coworker. There are various work environments, some more taxing than others. I remember working in a factory around many negative situations. Honestly, it was a nightmare. The same can be…

Sadistic Tendencies Are Pretty Common – How to Spot Them in People You Know

We’ve all heard about psychopaths, serial killers and sociopaths. Those of us who are interested in deviant behaviour know what makes up the Dark Triad. And we could probably reel off more than a few character traits from Hare’s Checklist of Psychopathy. But what about sadism? Where does that rank…

9 Signs of a Scam Artist and Manipulation Tools They Use

I’ve always been interested in the darker side of a person’s personality, particularly deviant behaviour. I want to know why someone might stray from the straight and narrow. So I often watch programmes about scam artists and their victims. And I think to myself, how did they fall for their…

The Illusion of Truth and How Liars & Manipulators Are Using It to Trick You

Maybe what you’re hearing is not factional information. You could be the victim of the illusion of truth. Truth is the truth and a lie is a lie, right? Well, it can get a little blurry at times. Yes, we all have problems with recognizing the truth from lies, but…

6 Types of Abuse in Relationships and How to Recognize Them

As you know, abuse comes in many forms. In a relationship, there are several types of abuse. Everyone wishes for a loving and healthy relationship, whether it’s a platonic or intimate relationship. Healthy relationships involve respect, kindness, selflessness, and many other beneficial qualities. While unhealthy relationships continue to grow worse…

Gray Rock Method: How to Disarm Narcissists & Toxic People

Nothing seems to work when dealing with toxic people, except maybe a new idea called the Gray Rock method. I’ve lived with my share of narcissistic and toxic individuals before, and these were some of the hardest people to endure. A few of these relationships were so bad that it…