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When an Aging Parent Becomes Toxic: How to Spot & Deal with Toxic Behaviors

By |2019-09-27T15:39:02+03:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Toxic parents don’t just grow out of their heinous behavior. Even an aging parent can remain, or even become toxic and hard to handle. We’ve all heard about toxic parents and the influence they have over their children. But did you know that some parents remain toxic well into old age? As a matter of [...]

Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development and What Happens at Each One

By |2019-09-25T17:07:30+03:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development explain how our early experiences can influence our development and who we are destined to become. Erik Erikson was a German-American psychologist. Erikson focused on human development and is famous for developing the phrase ‘identity crisis’. His was one of the first theories to suggest we have different stages of [...]

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 [...]

6 Signs You Have Youngest Child Syndrome and How It Affects Your Life

By |2019-09-11T12:52:09+03:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Does the way you act today come from the order in which you were born? Youngest child syndrome is a very real thing and can stay with people long after childhood. The birth order in a family can develop the traits and personalities displayed by each sibling. If you've displayed certain traits that can't be [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

7 Signs of Only Child Syndrome and How It Affects You for a Lifetime

By |2019-06-01T20:47:53+03:00June 1st, 2019|Categories: Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Only child syndrome is not the mythical syndrome we once thought. Being an only child can affect you more than you realize. Only child syndrome is a pop psychology term linking selfish or inconsiderate behavior to a lack of a sibling. Many believe that only children do not know how to share or cooperate because [...]

7 Things a Covert Narcissist Mother Does to Her Children

By |2019-05-01T11:18:46+03:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

While most narcissists are men, women can be just as malignant. In fact, the covert narcissist mothers are becoming more common. Narcissistic females are thought to be rarer than their male counterparts. In fact, 75% of narcissists are male. Recently, however, studies have shown more and more covert narcissists are women. The covert narcissist mother, [...]