Don’t Be Fooled by a Narcissist: One Simple Thing to Do to Save Yourself

When you first meet them, a narcissist will be charming and impress you and will make you feel that you have just met the most amazing, interesting, confident, and powerful person ever and you will feel flattered to have their attention. Don’t be fooled. You have their attention because, like…

7 Signs of Gaslighting Parents: Were You Manipulated As a Child?

Unfortunately, there are all types of parental abuse. As in any kind of relationship, a child can be physically, psychologically, or sexually abused. But being raised by gaslighting parents can lead to all kinds of issues, both during childhood and well into your adult years. So what exactly is gaslighting…

Love Bombing: How a Narcissist Manipulates You into Feeling Wanted

I bet the phrase, “love bombing” sounds glorious to you, doesn’t it? Well, it’s actually a tactic that narcissists use. Yikes! When some people talk of the narcissist, the last word they use is “love”. That’s because when you realize you’re with a narcissist, the love you once thought you…

What Is Counterdependency? 10 Signs You Might Be Counterdependent

We've likely all heard about codependency and how becoming overly reliant on another person can leave you vulnerable to repeating cycles of behavior. But what about counterdependency? Here we discover what counterdependency means, the impact it can have on your life, and signs that indicate you might be counterdependent. What…