5 research-backed ways to deal with narcissists #3 Is intrusting

Is that difficult someone driving you up the wall? What’s the best way to handle impossible people? I’ve broken down the research on how to handle narcissists, borderlines, psychopaths, and other “cluster B” troublemakers, and the primary answer is always the same: Run. Get outta there. No contact. Personality disorders are notoriously difficult to treat, cluster Bs are notoriously…

3 TIPS TO AVOID DATING A NARCISSIST #2 IS SHOCKING

My dating history has what I’d call a Goldilocks problem: Some relationships were too casual; some were too needy. After a year-long, friends-with-benefits situation, my partner ghosted me. Then a man dropped the L-bomb just two weeks in. (Overkill!) So when a friend introduced me to Monica Parikh, a relationship coach and founder of School of Love NYC, I…

Neurontin and Lyrica are a Death Sentence for New Brain Synapses: The Saga Continue

BY: Byron J. Richards, Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist Neurontin and its newer more potent version, Lyrica, are widely used for off-label indications that are an outright flagrant danger to the public. These blockbuster drugs were approved for use even though the FDA had no idea what they actually did in the brain. A shocking new study…

The Toxic Attraction Between an Empath & a Narcissist.

We know that “narcissist” has become a bit of a buzzword recently, and some folks are quick to apply it to an ex-lover or family member or friend. While awareness of this concept is healthy, so is remembering that it is, in a mental health context, a serious condition that shouldn’t be applied to someone you’re mad at because…

The “Catch-22” of Dealing With a Narcissist

Most pathological narcissism is born of serious deficits in a person’s self-image. If left unfixed, this pervasive sense of internal deficiency can easily lead to chronic depression. Yet if such a psychologically damaged individual develops an over-compensating, and all-encompassing, “better-than-thou” defense system, any emerging mood disorder can be successfully thwarted. Instead, it will be replaced—or blanketed over—by a personality…

How to Mentor a Narcissist

No workplace is immune to the self-absorbed and self-important employee. You know the one. Preoccupied with status, appearance, and power, narcissists exude a palpable sense of entitlement, often overestimate skills and abilities (while devaluing others), and can be quite comfortable manipulating others for personal gain. They can be hard to spot at first; a sophisticated…

4 Simple Things Narcissists Do to Be the Center of Attention

Narcissists have a compelling need for admiration and a lack of empathy for other people. They believe the world evolves around them. They have a great sense of self-importance and exaggerate their accomplishments for which they ask excessive admiration. In addition, narcissists view themselves as better and more important compared to those around them. That’s…

How children grow up to be narcissists

Sean Gallup/Getty Images How does someone “get” a narcissistic personality disorder? Narcissistic personality disorders are a byproduct of certain childhood family environments. All children want their parents’ approval and attention. Children adapt to their homes, and often the most productive and reasonable adaptation to some home situations is to become a narcissist. Here are some…

3 TIPS TO AVOID DATING A NARCISSIST

My dating history has what I’d call a Goldilocks problem: Some relationships were too casual; some were too needy. After a year-long, friends-with-benefits situation, my partner ghosted me. Then a man dropped the L-bomb just two weeks in. (Overkill!) So when a friend introduced me to Monica Parikh, a relationship coach and founder of School of Love NYC, I…

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