Grey Rocking 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

A Litmus Test for Narcissism

"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

Outsmarting the Narcissist

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

Narcissism-Scenes From the Front Line — New Job

This is an excerpt from my first book, "I Woke Up in Paradise". I was receiving cheques from the government. They had started to come again after my work at the emergency clinic, but they were about to run out. I had been applying to jobs and despite Bob’s insistence that I work; he was actively … Continue reading Narcissism-Scenes From the Front Line — New Job

Why Were You With a Narcissist? — Part 3

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

No Contact now Possible when Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

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

6 Traits You Can Attribute to Being with a Narcissist– Part 3

This Post is a continuation of Part 1 and Part 2 4. Living a Fantasy Narcissists lie. I know, I shouldn't just blurt it out like that, but it is true. One of the things that they use this skill for is to inflate themselves, what they've done and what they are likely to do in … Continue reading 6 Traits You Can Attribute to Being with a Narcissist– Part 3

Co-dependency and Narcissism

Bill was very nervous. He was walking very carefully, taking each step with care, making sure his foot was planted securely before taking the next. Great thought was put into how to proceed. He could be described as extremely circumspect. At this point, you may begin to form an image in your mind about the … Continue reading Co-dependency and Narcissism