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What is an Engulfing Mother

“An Engulfing Mother is one whose Narcissistic Personality Disorder manifests itself in allowing no boundary to exist between herself and her daughter. She somehow views her daughter as being an extension of herself, rather than seeing her as a separate person.” —¬†Daughters Of Narcissistic Mothers Malignant Narcissists who have children love nothing more than to …

How does one emotionally support a trauma victim?

What is the best way to emotionally support a trauma victim?

What is the best way to support a trauma victim? Let them “feel the feels” as Spartan Life Coach Richard Grannon would say… without making them feel self-conscious. Truly empathetic people know and understand that when a person has suffered abuse — especially at the hands of families, lovers, or toxic peer groups, they need …

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Why narcissistic people come unglued during the holiday season

Why do narcissistic people come unglued during the holiday season? It’s called #CrazyMaking and #ManufacturingChaos. It’s attention-seeking behavior. Seriously. It has no deeper meaning, value, or significance. They are flat emotionally and get bored. Because it’s easy for them to fixate on being annoyed by happy people during the holiday season, they are exceptionally toxic. …

Narcissist v Sociopath

A Narcissist and a Sociopath walk into a bar

What are the similarities and differences between Narcissists and Sociopaths? Both have what is known as Cluster B personality disorders as defined by the mental health community. Traits of each personality disorder can be researched using the DSM-5 criteria, noting that the diagnostic manual puts Narcissism in its own unique category for NPD [Narcissistic Personality …

going No Contact can be a gift.

Give yourself the gift of going low to no contact this holiday season

Why does Narcissistic Abuse always seem worse at the holidays? Because it is — you are NOT imagining it. This particular article is such an important one to read and re-read on a regular basis for any narcissistic abuse survivor who struggles on a daily basis with the realities of life before, during, and after …

What happens to narcissistic people over time?

What to expect from narcissistic people when they get old

As Narcissists and narcissistic people age, the results are not pretty. Where they might have been able to charm and manipulate their way through life efficiently when they were younger, most lose social and psychological power over others as they begin to age. Not only do their bodies start to fail them over time, but …