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13 Differences Between Narcissistic and Healthier Behavior

Many people with a narcissistic style or Narcissistic Personality Disorder are relentless. They rarely admit fault yet nearly always seem to find someone to blame. They can also seem so certain of what they say and do that those around them may come to second-guess themselves. Advertisements

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Things NOT To Do With Narcissists

Different rules apply when coping with people who have unhealthy narcissism. Here are 11 “Don’ts” in dealing with narcissists:

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Which Ones Describe Someone in Your Life?

Unhealthy narcissism takes many forms. Being aware of narcissistic styles can help you set healthy boundaries against the frustrating, confusing, or manipulative behavior of people with narcissism. Here are 20 styles of narcissism. Most narcissists exhibit more than one of the following. As you read through these, think about a narcissistic person in your life […]

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How to Translate Narcissist-Speak

People with narcissism use words as tools or weapons more than as communication. That is one reason dealing with narcissists can be so frustrating and confusing. The following examples of common phrases used by narcissists, along with a translation, can help you recognize what a narcissistic person in your life may really be saying beneath […]

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Addicted to Approval?: Reclaim Your Self-Esteem

The past few years have been full of hard but necessary lessons that I needed to learn about my relationships with others—their limits, boundaries, what healthy relationships are and are not. I realized that the foundation for some of my relationships (the unhealthy ones) was my need for attention and approval. This, of course, was futile, […]

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