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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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“I don’t Want to Take Sides!” REALLY?

For most situations we like to see ourselves as impartial,: not taking sides. Occasionally we feel compelled to support one person more than someone else, usually because of what we have been told by well-meaning friends. THEREIN LIES THE DANGER! … 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: (2) What Others See & What You REALLY Get

In Part 1 we looked at some basic definitions & introductions to the world of the narcissist. In this Part 2, I want to dig deeper into the stuff that actually impacts you & how: what they say, how they … Continue reading

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Lockdown or Locked-In? Living with a Covert Narcissist

Please spare a thought for those who are locked-down & locked-in with a Narcissist. Overt narcissists are quite easy to identify: loud; brash; overly confident; centre of attention; never wrong; always done better; no responsibility for their actions & above … 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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