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Covert Narcissism: (1) Why Their Web is SO HARD to Escape From

Today is Part 1 of a 4-Part blog-post looking at covert narcissists & how to break free. I am not a psychologist or a counsellor but I hope that what I have experienced & learnt along the way will help … Continue reading

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Every Scar Tells a Story

Life is made up of adventures; of highs & lows: Some leave a mark on our body, Some leave a mark on our soul Some leave a mark on both. The event causing the scar may have been traumatic or … 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 (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. ┬áThere may be some overlap with the next part (issued tomorrow). Over many years I have witnessed & been … Continue reading

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