Category Archives for "Narcissistic Behaviors"

Dec 02

Why Go No Contact with the Narcissist?

By Kim Saeed | Narcissistic Behaviors , No Contact , Recovery from Co-Dependency , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

If you’re reading this article, perhaps you’re searching for reasons why No Contact is the best way to sever ties with the Narcissist in your life.  You may have already read some articles and now are confused with all the conflicting information out there, or perhaps you haven’t yet found anything that resonates with how you’re feeling at […]

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Nov 18

Is It Possible He’s Not 100% Narcissist?

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Recovery from Co-Dependency , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

  Part of the reason targets of narcissistic abuse stay in the relationship beyond a reasonable and rational point is because they find it too hard to accept the idea that some people are cunning, devious and heartless.  People who are conscientious give manipulators the benefit of the doubt and try to see their side […]

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Nov 13

Will My Narcissistic Ex Ever Feel Guilty?

By Kim Saeed | Male Targets of Female Narcissists , Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , No Contact , Recovery from Co-Dependency , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

A common question as it relates to a toxic relationship is whether the narcissist feels any guilt or remorse for what they’ve done to their partner (a.k.a. source of supply). The short answer is no. In order to feel guilt, one needs to have a conscience.  Because narcissists have no conscience, there are no limits […]

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Nov 12

Am I in an Abusive Relationship?

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

  No relationship is perfect.  Conflict is a natural part of any relationship, whether romantic or otherwise.  Even the best of lovers will have moments of misunderstanding, frustration, and confusion.  However, with open communication – which is vital in a healthy relationship – most conflict can be remedied through mutual respect, support, and compromise. In […]

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Nov 04

Feel Like You Were Brainwashed by the Narcissist?

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , No Contact , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

  You were.  Through manipulative psychological techniques that effectively condition your subconscious mind. Narcissists use subtle clues and suggestions to guide you towards things that are not in your best interest by subverting your thought processes.  It’s all about making you act how they want you to, and do what they want you to.  Below is […]

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Sep 20

LMR Saturday Survivor – Inspirational Stories from the Front Line

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Moving on after No Contact , Narcissistic Behaviors , PTSD/C-PTSD , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

    One Year Narc Free… ~Submitted by KarinKateriKei – The Eclectic Poet~ This time last year, I was out with my best friend. My best friend and the one who essentially staged a one-woman intervention to get me away from the Narcissist Predator who had stolen my life and was on track to take it. […]

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Sep 17

The Unbearable Triteness of Being…engaged in conversation with a Narcissist

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Discovering Your Partner is a Narcissist , Narcissistic Behaviors

Frequent, mundane drivel from the disordered that may induce a psychotic break **Trigger Alert – This post contains possible triggers.  Please proceed with caution.  Also, I use the pronoun “he” for ease of reading.  If your Narc is female, simply replace with “she”.  Feel free also to substitute either pronoun with the nouns cretin, halfwit, or […]

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Sep 10

Ray Rice and the Pregnancy of Emotional and Verbal Abuse

By Kim Saeed | Male Targets of Female Narcissists , Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

  Readers who visit this site typically come here to learn about Narcissistic abuse.  They want to know the reasons their partner acts the way they do.  Why is he/she so cruel?  So dishonest? Why does it seem he/she wants to destroy me? What many readers may not realize is that Narcissism often overlaps with […]

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Sep 03

Narcissistic Supply, Bad Faith, and Insurance Against Loneliness

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , No Contact , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

Ted is married to Marcy, but he’s wanted to break it off for a while.  He doesn’t believe they are compatible, so after several years of treating her unkindly, he moves out. Though he doesn’t want her as a wife, he allows her to stay in the marital residence while he moves into a new […]

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