What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder? 

What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder? 

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Just a few years ago, Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) was a mostly unknown, and rarely talked about, disorder. But, recently, more and more victims of narcissistic abuse have decided to speak out, demanding the attention of society and the media. Nowadays, you can google-up a list of hundreds- if not, thousands- of websites dedicated exclusively to NPD. Whereas, a couple of years ago, it was commonplace, now I’m actually bit surprised when someone asks me, “What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?” NPD grabbed the public’s attention In recent years, Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), has gained notoriety in the media. And, as a result, the general public has become somewhat educated about it, and the traumatic effect narcissistic abuse has on its victims. Far from the arrogant buffoon, and his almost laughable…
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The Pathologically Unfaithful Narcissist 

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So... about a week or so before I found the courage to break the cycle of abuse, and end my decade-long marriage, my husband claimed to have been hired at a new job. He had to travel to a nearby city for a week, in order to attend a training intensive for the job. but managed to to be late on his very first day, showing up unprepared, and without the company uniform. Of course, he blamed his mother for this failure. First, for not providing what he needed for his first, big day... Even though he was perfectly capable of preparing himself, and instead chose to spend the days before his first day of training hanging out with a friend and getting drunk.... Or high. Who know? Then secondly,…
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In A Narcissist’s Own Words: A Series

In A Narcissist’s Own Words: A Series

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The sequence of events that led many of you here- to my blog, and to countless other sites like it- is eerily similar. In fact, the sequence of events that characterizes the entirety of the narcissistic relationship, is eerily similar from victim, to victim. At first, life is good, and you're thrilled to have met a man whom you're starting to believe could be 'the one'...your soul mate. The way you connected, so easily and so quickly, may have been a little outside the scope of what you had intended or imagined for the relationship but, the depth and intensity cannot be denied. It's unlike anything you've ever experienced before... and it feels amazing. Though, occasionally, there are moments when your beloved seems a bit off, or distant, you explain it away. He told you all about…
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