Emotionally manipulative individuals take advantage of others for a number of reasons. They look for certain traits in potential victims. Four of those traits are discussed here.
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After a relationship with a narcissist or psychopath, it's common for victims to feel confused and helpless. Many questions pervade their thoughts, including some that have no useful answers.
Many victims of psychopaths, narcissists, and borderlines can't afford to work with a therapist to help them during their recovery from abuse. Books are an inexpensive way to empower yourself and begin the healing process.
This advice is relevant in recovering from ANY abusive relationship, not just at the hands of narcissistic parents, but also spouses/lovers, siblings, bosses, etc.
Individuals with narcissistic personality disorder may come across as ultra-confident, but they are emotionally fragile bullies requiring constant validation from others.
Toxic individuals (psychopaths, borderlines, narcissists, etc.) thrive on your reactions to their abuse. Provoking tears or outrage from you makes them feel powerful and in control.
Here's a list of five common emotional abuse tactics used by psychopaths, sociopaths, narcissists, and borderlines to gain and maintain control over their victims.
Is your significant other a narcissist, borderline, or psychopath? If you notice any of the following ten behaviors happening on a regular basis, then the answer is most likely 'Yes'.
Tips for what to do, and what not to do, if you are thinking about divorcing a psychopath, sociopath, or Cluster B personality disordered individual - narcissist, borderline, histrionic.
When you can't completely avoid a psychopath, narcissist, borderline, or other bully, you must use extreme caution around them. Here are some tips for how to remain detached and calm.
Dealing with psychopaths, narcissists, borderlines, and other bullies can be exhausting. When you can't walk away, here are three essential tips to help you keep your cool.