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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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,…

5 Tools of Narcissistic Triangulation: Is Someone Doing This to You?

Narcissistic abuse is terrible enough, but having to deal with narcissistic triangulation is a whole other level of this illness. I’ve studied narcissism and other personality disorders for quite some time. I’ve learned about the traits and characteristics, and then, I discovered that we all have a certain level of…

What Is the Barnum Effect and How It Can Be Used to Fool You

Have you ever read your horoscope and thought that it was amazingly accurate? You might just be a victim of the Barnum Effect. The Barnum Effect, also known as the Forer Effect, occurs when people believe that vague and general descriptions are accurate representations of traits that belong to them…

7 Things a Covert Narcissist Mother Does to Her Children

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…