Category Archives for The Red Flags of Narcissism

These 7 Traits Make You Vulnerable to Narcissistic Manipulation

Some people find themselves in a relationship with a narcissist, claw their way out, and do their best to write-off or avoid other narcissists for the rest of their lives. Others feel they are simply magnets

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Stop Focusing On Narcissist Types and Start Investigating These Toxic Red Flags

A simple Google search for narcissist types yields over 3 million results. These list-based articles have altruistic intentions, as most authors seek to politely educate unsuspecting victims of the narcissist’s

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Loss of Identity: Examples of Perspecticide from Narcissistic Abuse

Loss of identity is unavoidable after being in an emotionally abusive and manipulative relationship. I often hear people compare living with a narcissistic partner to living in a cult – but with even

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How the Narcissist Hurts You Using Cognitive Empathy

What if I told you that empathy could cause horrible – even unspeakable – physical and emotional pain? “But Kim, isn’t empathy the glue that holds relationships together and creates a positive

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Why the Narcissist Seems to Hate You, But Won’t Let You Go

Being the target of narcissistic hatred is the most confusing experience you’ll have in your life.  It’s wrought with ironies, opposites, and sleight of hand.  Just when you think you’ve come out

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On a Dating Site? One of the Top Ways to Avoid Users Online

One question I see floating around on the internet is, “I am on ABC dating site and this guy or gal I just connected with is asking for a full-length body shot.  What should I do?  I don’t want to

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How to Deal with Adult Narcissistic Children

Narcissism is one of the most insidious personality disorders in existence. It’s often difficult to recognize, especially in your own children. You might feel as if there’s something just a little

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Science Links Selfies to Narcissism and Addiction

Don’t Do Too Many Selfies If You Don’t Want to Be Seen as a Narcissist.

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Do You Recognize These Warning Signs of Pursuer-Distancer Relationship Patterns?

Many relationships run into trouble because one partner seeks more closeness while the other seeks more distance. It’s a cycle that psychologists call a pursuer-distancer dynamic.  In spiritual

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