Category Archives: emotional control

Why We ALL Need to Understand the Basics of Narcissism

To many of us, the term Narcissist or Narcissism is nothing more than a word we hear or read too often in the press & media. We don’t understand it. It doesn’t affect us. So there it stops. But what if it does affect … Continue reading

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Covert Narcissists: A Summary of Their Traits, Behaviours & Values & How To Escape

In the previous 4 posts, we examined the traits, values & behaviours of covert narcissists so that we can begin to identify whether our own life is being impacted by their malignant & destructive activities. PART 1 Covert Narcissism: (1) … Continue reading

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Covert Narcissism: (4) Escaping Alcatraz

In Part 1 we looked at terminology & background to narcissism In Part 2 we started to look at traits & behaviours of covert narcissists In Part 3 we examined narcissistic patterns, behaviours & starting to break free In this … Continue reading

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Covert Narcissism: (3) Starting to Break Free From Their Web

In this 3rd Part of 4, we will continue to look at ways to identify covert narcissistic behaviours & start to look at the road to freedom. In Part 1 we introduced to terminology & background information on narcissists In … Continue reading

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Who Cares What Others Think

Following on from last night’s ‘victim’ poem, tonight’s offering is seeing things from the perspective of the narcissistic abuser … ******************* You wanted so much, you wanted to live, But you didn’t realise I have nothing to give. My life … Continue reading

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Discovery

When we becomes me and ours becomes mine. When I am debased so that you shine. When my time is yours and your time your own. When your lie is truth but the truth is unknown. When people are pawns … Continue reading

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Recognising Manipulation & Emotional Abuse (5): Staying Free Of Abuse & Manipulation

Today I conclude my 5-Part series on recognising emotional abuse & breaking free by looking at how we can stay free of future emotional abuse (as much as possible) & start to rebuild our life. Over many years I have … Continue reading

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Recognising Manipulation & Emotional Abuse (4): Breaking Free of Emotional Abuse & Manipulation

Today, in this Fourth Part of a series of 5 articles where I will examine how it is possible to break-free of the cycle of emotional abuse & manipulation. Over many years I have witnessed & been on the receiving … Continue reading

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Recognising Manipulation & Emotional Abuse (2): Characteristics & Behaviour of The Manipulator/Abuser

  In this Second Part of a series of 5 articles, I examine the personal characteristics & behaviours of the abuser/manipulator.  There may be some overlap with the next part (issued tomorrow). Over many years I have witnessed & been … Continue reading

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