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Valentine's Day Gift

Valentine’s Day means different things to different people.  Some dismiss it is as nothing more than a Hallmark holiday while others have grand expectations of what their loved ones should do to express their love on the fourteenth of February.

Either way you choose to look at it, I’d like to give you an opportunity to share the gift that keeps on giving with your loved ones…..knowledge.  Knowledge is power as we always say.  I’ve been writing about narcissism for close to ten years now and what never ceases to amaze me is the lack of knowledge out there on this topic. 

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Trump Can't Handle the Truth

I often receive messages from people telling me they are concerned they might be a narcissist. I’d like to respond to anyone asking themselves this question by saying most likely you are NOT. At least, you’re not the kind of narcissist I try to warn others about through my books and on-line forum.

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#BetsyDevos #NormalizingNarcissism #NarcissismEpidemic

I know I said I'm not turning my page into a political platform, but I will make this one exception because I believe public education is an important issue for us all. My mom spent her career in public education (teaching and as a Principal) and if she had not e-mailed me about Betsy Devos, I would not know why she is trending in the news today........below is why:

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The Twilight Zone of Narcissism

I watched this Sunday morning's panel of "Meet the Press" discuss our President-Elect's latest tantrum on Twitter and was baffled by what seems to be a common suggestion from many - to accept Trump's abnormal behavior as normal.

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Normalizing Narcissism

I haven't posted a blog in almost 3 years. In that time, it has been wonderful to see so many of you build awareness on narcissism through social media, word of mouth and even by writing your own books - Congrats to Shahida Arabi and Becky Joyce Reed on their books and a HUGE thank you and congrats to Goldie for continuing to help so many folks here through her one-on-one coaching!!!!

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The Distinction Between Victim-Blaming and Owning Our Agency

I'm very happy to be sharing a guest blog from Shahida Arabi on the important topic of victim-blaming as I believe SELF-COMPASSION to be paramount to our recovery from a narcissist. Please share and help others find their path to recovery!

Shahida Arabi is a graduate student at Columbia University and the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Self-Care, a bestselling Kindle book also available in print. Her interests include psychology, sociology, education, gender studies and mental health advocacy. You can check out her new blog, Self-Care Haven, for topics related to mindfulness, mental health, narcissistic abuse and recovery from emotional trauma.

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