Residual Resentment

Residual Resentment: Why Getting Back With The Narcissist Is A Bad Thing

Residual Resentment: Why Getting Back With The Narcissist Is A Bad Thing So, the narcissist in your life has apologized, cried, and begged for you to take them back in your life, and being the naive empath that you are (as we all have been in the past), you decide to give them a second …

How To Help a Male Friend In An Abusive Relationship

How To Help a Male Friend In An Abusive Relationship

How To Help a Male Friend In An Abusive Relationship Have you ever thought about the intricacies of a romantic relationship? Fights are often inevitable in these relationships. However, when things turn abusive, it will always be best to walk out. Unfortunately, most men do not; as there are various factors that could keep a …

Reactive Aggression

Reactive Aggression: Why We Think We Behave Like The Narcissist

Reactive Aggression Reactive aggression refers to aggressive behaviour in response to real or perceived threat, provocation or frustration, and is typically impulsive, immediate, and directed toward the perceived perpetrator (Berkowitz, 1993). tandfonline.com Dealing with a narcissist can be a nightmare. The constant denigration of who we are, the bickering and arguing, and the unprovoked attacks on …

Ignoring Bad Behavior In Adults

5 Reasons To Start Ignoring Bad Behavior In Adults

5 Reasons To Start Ignoring Bad Behavior In Adults People say a child is “acting out” when they exhibit unrestrained and improper actions. The behavior is usually caused by suppressed or denied feelings or emotions. Attention issues: Children often seek attention from parents, peers, or other authority figures. If they don’t get the positive attention they …

How Does A Narcissist Handle Rejection And No Contact

How Does A Narcissist Handle Rejection And No Contact

How Does A Narcissist Handle Rejection And No Contact Rejection to a narcissist is like setting them on fire. These people cannot handle rejection, and they most definitely cannot deal with a person going No Contact. Narcissists are addicts, and they are addicted to people, drama, and chaos. Much like an addict who is deprived …

Can An Abusive Relationship Become Healthy

Can An Abusive Relationship Become Healthy?

Abusive and toxic relationships are something quite puzzling to the outsider. When the abuse is so evident, you may wonder, why would someone stay? The most prominent reason that someone would stay is that those relationships are highly addictive. Actually addictive, because of intermittent reinforcement (inconsistent rewarding). 10 Reasons Why We Stay in Toxic Relationships …

How To Starve Narcissism

How To Starve Narcissism & Eliminate Them From Your Life

How To Starve Narcissism Narcissists want to feel powerful, important and special. They’re terrified for being seen for what they really are — scared, petulant, inadequate, needy children. Creating conflict and drama gets them attention, they feel powerful (they make the rules and don’t stop until their victims comply, concede or admit that everything is their fault). …

How Narcissist Punishes You

How Narcissist Punishes You & How You Can Defend Yourself Against It

How Narcissist Punishes You & How You Can Defend Yourself Against It A few days ago, I wrote an article about “What Happens When You Stand Up To A Narcissist,” and I have received several comments and remarks (on social media) expressing how this is dangerous to do. I find it very disheartening and sad …