While narcissism has become a sign of our times, it is often misunderstood. Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is a disguise for a deep-seated sense of shame the person with NPD lives with, but often does not realize. The shame and insecurity they feel causes them to lash out at others and be overly controlling and abusive in their relationships. Learning about NPD and how it manifests itself in both personal and work relationships is an essential survival skill in today’s increasingly narcissistic world.
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Spring is a very symbolic and powerful time. It is a time of rebirth and renewal. A time to rise again. We lose ourselves in the narcissist. Whether you celebrate Easter, Passover or Bodhisattva, Spring is a time for us to tap into our innate potential and find ourselves again.
Finding yourself after being in a relationship with a narcissist is not easy, but absolutely necessary in order to heal. I believe we must tap into our spirituality in order to connect with ourselves again. I am a spiritual person, but not an overly religious person.
Narcissism has become a sign of our times. You probably don’t need anyone to point this out to you. Nor does one need to be told that working for a narcissistic boss can have negative effects on your mental health. However, did you know that a new study from the University of Manchester’s Business School has found that those who work for narcissistic leaders are more likely to engage in counter-productive work behavior of their own?
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.
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.
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:
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.
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!!!!
Sometimes YOU are the last to know. Or you sense it, yet have no proof. Or you know it, yet choose to stay in denial. Or you find out and he promises to stop or change. Not likely in this life time.
Is your narcissist a sex addict and you don't know it or are in denial?
My narcissist never cheated on me is a common war cry on here.
Are you sure about this?
You don't need to SEE it happening to make it true.
Many narcissists are clever with keeping their sex addiction from you.
Often, you are the last to know.
Tuesday Recovery Support Group Begins Tuesday February 21, 2017
I am beginning my Spring Support Group shorty. We'll have you all spiffed up by summer. xoxo Here are all the details and sign up links. Looking forward to having you with us.
As an additional bonus. All my Support Group participants will receive Private Support Sessions at a reduced rate. 3 Personal hour long Support Sessions for 325 ; 6 for 625. Each session is generally 150 per hour so as you can see it is a great savings for you. You may use your session as needed.
I have been facilitating and teaching self love and healing from a toxic narcissistic relationship for 5 years now. Working with hundreds of survivors globally. We need the support the most from those who fully understand. You are not alone in this. I understand.
Playing the God card and therapy with a narcissist:
Let's get real here, shall we?
"Do as say, not as I do." Sound familiar? "You need to be the perfect Christian wife or husband, I will do as I please." "I answer to no one, you answer to me (God)."
~A Christian marriage with a Narcissist~