A toxic relationship can have detrimental effects on your self-worth and potentially cause serious long-lasting consequences. Two people find each other in a supposedly inconspicuous way and enter into such a relationship unconsciously. The person concerned doesn't trust their gut feeling and doesn't listen to their intuition either. Similar to when meeting a narcissist, a subconscious sense of familiarity from previous relationships or childhood is often experienced, which is how they are "tricked" into it.
Narcissistic abuse can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) within the family, in the narcissists' environment or in individuals, which is why it is all the more important that we know more about it today and learn how we can process and eventually let go of it. Despite all efforts, there are times when people remain in the “victim stage” of narcissistic abuse for a while.
Personality disorders such as the emotionally unstable personality disorder (also known as borderline personality disorder), antisocial personality disorder (formerly known as sociopathy), psychopathy and the histrionic personality can appear similar to narcissism from afar and are often referred to interchangeably. But now we want to find out in this series what exactly characterizes and distinguishes these other personality disorders.
After a relationship with a narcissist, whether it was a friendship or of a romantic nature, many people are still strongly influenced by the experience, even after a long time. Here you will find some helpful tips on how you can find your self-esteem and confidence again and let go of what you have gone through.
Narcissists like to devise various tactics to lull, manipulate or win back their chosen “victim”...
Although it is often seen as a gift when people think a lot more and feel things more intensely, this can often bring a completely new set of challenges into relationships. Some people would claim that they also think a lot and also feel more deeply than others, which is sometimes not easy to assess from the outside. That is why we are now looking at often exhibited personality traits of these people and maybe you will recognize yourself or someone else in them and will be able to either better understand yourself or someone close to you...
Narcissists are their own biggest fans and literally bathe in self-praise, perceiving themselves as the inviolable center of the world. You often find such people in positions of power, which of course does not make dealing and communicating with them any easier for others around them. Here are some tips for dealing with and communicating with a narcissist.
Most people think they can spot a narcissist quickly; however, the loudest and most intrusive person in the room is usually not your typical narcissist. They often prefer to stay covered in a crowd at the beginning and exude an inconspicuous charm, but often appear very self-confident. Sometimes we notice certain typical behavior patterns of a narcissist much too late.
In the age of online dating and zoom dates, there are still five timeless personality traits that we find extremely attractive in a potential partner.
"Never" and "Always" in a conversation are such absolute words that almost no discussion can take place and, due to the aggressive nature of these two words, it ends up in a dispute with mutual attack and defense methods. In a conversation, discussion or argument, there are different ways in which we can influence the further course of events.