Persuasion is a technique employed by ALL humans (narcissistic or not) in any conversational attempts to win “the heart and mind” of the acting agent’s audience or “target”. The act of persuasion, as a verb rather than a noun, must induce attitude change, which entails affective (emotion-based) change.« Back to Glossary Index
Plato's Stunt Double
DISCLOSURE: The author of this post is in no way offering professional advice or psychiatric counseling services. Please contact your local authorities IMMEDIATELY if you feel you are in danger. If you suspect your partner, a loved one, co-worker, or family member has a Cluster B personality disorder, contact your local victim's advocate or domestic violence shelter for more information about how to protect your rights legally and to discuss the potential benefits or dangers of electing to go "no contact" with your abuser(s). Due to the nature of this website's content, we prefer to keep our writer's names ANONYMOUS. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly to discuss content posted on this website, make special requests, or share your confidential story about Narcissistic Abuse with our staff writers. All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential.