Do you feel you are being treated unfairly in your family? You may be living with a narcissist.
You know you are going to encounter them during the holidays. Here is a little refresher video to help you circumvent the drama when you see them. This technique can be used to keep calm and out of the line of fire. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wprbb809i3U
This is a new thing for me. People seem to prefer the videos, so I'm posting this as a blog.
Renee Zellerger, in more than one movie, illustrates the thrill of dating the "bad boy". In "Bridget Jones Diary," she chooses Daniel, her inappropriate boss, who flirts with her at work and is a notorious womanizer over the quieter, more boring lawyer. We all understand. In "The Holiday" she is once again with a man … Continue reading Addicted to Narcissistic Drama
"This is the best relationship that I've ever had!" is often part of the description of the problem. You see, narcissists know what you want and like. They have no trouble lying and telling you what you want to hear. This makes it very confusing to determine if they are "the best" or "the worst" … Continue reading A Litmus Test for Narcissism
Once again, you find yourself struggling to remember what actually did happen. You are having THAT conversation again during which you are told your memory is bad, you are making things up and you must be losing your mind. Anyone who has been in a relationship with a narcissist has been told this. It matters … Continue reading Outsmarting the Narcissist
This post is continued from Part 1 and Part 2. We need to examine two things at the beginning of any relationship: Are they capable of love? What is reasonable to expect when someone says they love you? Here are some of the clues to the answers: 1. How they act is more important than … Continue reading Why Were You With a Narcissist? — Part 3
So, after a terribly tumultuous time you have discovered that your partner is a narcissist. Yes, it is good to know that you are not going crazy. It is comforting to realize that you were not the source of all of the problems; you were simply the victim of a pathology masked as a lover. … Continue reading Why Were You With a Narcissist?–Part 1
Narcissists need a receptacle for their anger. They need to direct their hate and animosity at someone. It is not enough for a narcissist to dislike you, they want to make you suffer. The only way to avoid being on this constant emotional roller coaster is to break off all contact. For those of you … Continue reading No Contact now Possible when Co-Parenting with a Narcissist