Stand firm in what you know, and do it for you. Don’t worry about convincing everyone else. Chances are they will find out soon enough, if they haven’t already.
Narcissism & Scapegoating
Navigating the rocky, unpredictable terrain of life
with a narcissist.
Ghosted or Iced Out? What to Do
“‘People use the silent treatment because they can get away with it without looking abusive to others,’ Dr. Kip Williams explained to Daryl Austin, ‘and because it’s highly effective in making the targeted individual feel bad’.”
How the Narcissist Feasts on You and What You Can Do to Avoid It
Narcissists are always hungry. And they are never full.
What Fiction Teaches About Real-Life People to Avoid
These novels feature difficult relationships, manipulative dynamics, and unhealthy patterns which may help you recognize the behaviors and the impact of a toxic relationship in your own life.
Ludo’s “Love Me Dead” Is a Terrific Study of Narcissism (and a Great Music Video, Too)
The lyrics are brilliant, capturing in creatively distilled words the agony and fleeting ecstasy of the illusion the narcissist projects–and how we fall for it, and get kicked by it.
Desperation examined via the words of John Updike: “Was I clever enough? Was I charming?”
This book review in the New York Times about a a biography by Adam Begley about John Updike (an author whose work I happen to like so very much) made me think about desperation and the lengths one goes to to be seen. (Not the book review specifically, but about what it says about John Updike.) And
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