Tag Archives for " Narcissism "

Sep 28

The Non-Narc’s Guide to “Cluster B” for Recovering Abuse Survivors

By Ven Baxter | Contemplating No Contact , Discovering Your Partner is a Narcissist , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact

~ by Ven Baxter The online Narcissistic Abuse Recovery community, as represented in social media groups, website message boards, personal blogs, and video comment threads, has a certain lingo that newcomers may need to learn in order to facilitate understanding and discussion.  I’ve found this especially true on certain message boards in Web-based support communities […]

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Sep 18

The Biggest Misconception about Narcissism

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact

You’ve begun to suspect that your partner might be a narcissist.  So, you go to your computer and start doing numerous Google searches, entering terms such as “narcissism”, “emotional blackmail”, and “verbal abuse”.  You begin gradually (and perhaps also grudgingly) coming to the realization that your partner most likely is a narcissist and that the […]

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May 08

3 Myths About Narcissism That Need to Die

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Discovering Your Partner is a Narcissist , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact

Can I be blunt for a moment? 75% of the material on the internet about narcissistic behaviors is totally pointless. It’s mostly rehashed information that’s often inaccurate, biased, and completely useless if you’re truly serious about moving on and healing from narcissistic abuse.  Here’s how I know: Over the past six years, I’ve personally recovered from […]

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Apr 10

Are Narcissists Aware of Their Disorder?

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

When it comes to narcissists and their irrational behaviors, one of THE most frequently asked questions posed by victims of narcissistic abuse is whether the narcissist is aware of what they’re doing.  A common misconception is that if they’re not aware of what they’re doing, then we shouldn’t hold them accountable for their seemingly unintentional […]

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Oct 30

The Narcissists’ Playbook

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Discovering Your Partner is a Narcissist , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact

by Ven Baxter One of the first steps out of Narcissistic abuse is the realization that one is, in fact, dealing with a Narcissist.  I’m going to generalize a lot here (quite legitimately, I believe), but first, here’s my definition of a Narcissist: a person who deceives others in order to take, deplete, and consume […]

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Apr 26

Have You Been a Victim of Emotional Vampirism?

By Kim Saeed | Empaths and Sensitives , Energy Healing , Narcissism , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

Written by Ven Baxter Some of the greatest teachers and healers in history have famously been murdered–presumably by “negative” people. Jesus and Socrates both come to mind. Presumably, these great teachers and healers did not heal these negative people, despite being close enough to them to be killed by them. These negative people who would […]

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Jan 11

How to Hand Over a Colossal Fortune to the Narcissist

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Narcissistic Behaviors , No Contact , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

If you’ve tried going No Contact or have undergone numerous cycles of being discarded by your toxic partner, then you’ve likely experienced this scenario: You’ve made it through four days of No Contact and are feeling pretty good about yourself and the future.  For that reason, you’ve planned an outing with a friend with whom you’ve […]

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