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As seen in Huffington Post We’re familiar with the self-centered, self-inflating tendencies of narcissists but have you ever stopped to wonder why they do what they do? Sometimes we assume that it’s due to “low self-esteem” but then it also … Continue reading

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As published on The Huffington Post This is such a sad, difficult question to answer. Primarily because those of us who love a narcissist really do not want to know the unpleasant truth that the answer is complicated. What’s really … Continue reading

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As published on The Huffington Post  Summer is the season of travel, renewal and rest. If you’re with a narcissist, it can also be a time for you to design a road map that enables you to exit the difficult … Continue reading

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As published on Huffington Post – Are you a person who feels best when other people seem to approve of you and your actions? Do you seek approval even from people you hardly know or care about? Unfortunately, if you … Continue reading

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As published on Huffington Post One of the questions that frequently comes up when people hear about my work in the practical aspects of living and working with narcissists is, “Is there something wrong with me because I loved a narcissist?” … Continue reading

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As published on Huffington Post Have you heard someone be accused of being a narcissist, but realized that you don’t really know what that means? You know it’s negative. You may think that it probably means someone is egotistical, or … Continue reading

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As published on Huffington Post Are selfies causing narcissism? With all the latest fervor about selfies you might think that people who take them are narcissists. But what’s true about selfies is that just as not all celebrities are narcissists, … Continue reading

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As published on Huffington Post “Nice people don’t necessarily fall in love with nice people.” – Jonathan Franzen Blame is a natural place to go when confronted by a narcissist being a narcissist. By the time you have enough experience … Continue reading

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As published on Huffington Post In my work with people who are coming to terms with the realization that they are close to a narcissist either in their personal life or work life, I’ve seen a wide variety of reactions. … Continue reading

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I’m a voracious reader and wanted to start posting a few book reviews on this blog as part of gathering and presenting resources that I think are useful for our community. The book Triumphs of Experience: The Men of the … Continue reading

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