Category Archives for "The Red Flags of Narcissism"

Jul 18

7 Sneaky Things Narcissists Say to Get You Back

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Discovering Your Partner is a Narcissist , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact , Narcissistic Behaviors , The Red Flags of Narcissism

Narcissists rarely ever admit to it, but all of your worst fears regarding your relationship are playing out just underneath the radar of your awareness. You know that ever-present, vague sense of dread you have in the pit of your stomach, wondering if they’re lying or telling the truth?  That’s your intuition, which can cause […]

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Apr 01

An Open Letter to Friends and Family of Narcissistic Abuse Victims

By Kim Saeed | Break-Ups , Narcissism , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

Ven Baxter If you’ve never been in a close relationship with a Narcissistic partner, it may not be easy to imagine. It might be impossible. It may not be easy for a survivor of Narcissistic abuse to relate his or her experiences to others, either. Indeed, both of these may be impossible. However, even if you’ve […]

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Oct 12

6 Strong Signs You Have Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Initiating No Contact , Narcissistic Behaviors , Narcissists and Sex , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

Like many people who’ve endured Narcissistic and emotional abuse, you probably didn’t realize what was happening to you until you reached a point of near insanity and began searching desperately for reasons why your fairytale romance took a grievous turn for the worse. Further, the person you love has made you feel you can’t do […]

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Jun 23

5 Narcissistic Abuse Hacks – A Cheat Sheet for Decoding the Top Narcissistic Manipulations

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Narcissists and Sex , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

How many times have you engaged in frustrating arguments with your toxic partner, only to come to self-defeating “compromises” in which they made you feel utterly responsible for their relationship crimes (and possibly had you apologizing for their errors)? Have you forgiven your narcissistic partner a ridiculous number of times for lying, cheating, watching porn, and […]

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Jun 17

"He’s Not All Bad" and Other Dangerous Fallacies

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

It’s hard to admit, but… You’ve been lying to yourself about your partner. There’s an ever-widening gap between the person you want him to be and the person he really is.  You have an idea of what constitutes a healthy relationship, yet you forgive your partner when he commits serious relationship grievances because, after all, […]

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Jun 05

The Cerebral Narcissist – A Portrait

By Kim Saeed | Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

Narcissists are convinced that people find them captivating. Their abiding charm is part of their self-imputed supremacy. This frivolous belief is what makes the narcissist a “pathological charmer”. The somatic narcissist (and/or histrionic) flaunts their sex appeal, sensual prowess, and attractive body.  Somatics are almost always in the latest fashion, driving fancy cars, and acting […]

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May 02

Emotional abuse and covert narcissism

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

Covert narcissism (or any covert, cluster B personality disorder) is very difficult to put your finger on. Many people waste years of their lives with covert narcissists trying to figure out what the heck is going on. Once they discover that it could be covert narcissism, they waste further time questioning if it’s really the […]

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