Category Archives: Gaslighting And Emotional Abuse

Ignoring a Narcissist Who Ignores You

Have you ever heard the expression “Just ignore the troll and he’ll go away?” Seems like good advice. Some people are fueled off negative energy. The more you argue with them, the more excited they get to keep the conversation going. It’s a dysfunctional dynamic and yes, narcissists tend to this frequently. The problem is…

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Blowing Hot and Cold Psychology – How to Deal with a Hot and Cold Man

I’ve some women who ask me about the dangers of dating “players”. And they ask me questions like, “How do I avoid falling for their lies?” or “resist their mind control” and “How can I resist falling for the act” and stuff like that. There seems to be an almost sensational fear of getting mixed…

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Things Narcissists Don’t Want You to Know

Some of the most difficult people you’ll ever meet will have Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), which refers to a long-term pattern of self-importance, a grandiose desire to be loved by everyone, and a lack of empathy for other people. Notice that NPD has very specific symptoms, as opposed to general “egotism”, which of course, a…

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5 Strong Signs You Have Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome

It’s a shame that a large number of people really don’t understand what PTSD, nor do they get treatment for it. PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) means the various symptoms a person has after experiencing or witnessing a life threatening event. Your body and mind has difficulty reconciling that traumatic memory. While it’s debatable if official…

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4 Sneaky Things Narcissists Say to Get You Back

Narcissistic men are a clever bunch, aren’t they? They are so consumed with power, fame and success that they are willing to do literally anything to continuously feed their ego. Narcissists are driven by the desire to dominate and win in relationships, while feeling little to nothing for their partners. They are characterized by a…

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9 Signs of a Narcissistic Partner

Here’s one thing I’ve observed about narcissism in the modern age.  The word is definitely over-used. Narcissistic actors, narcissistic politicians on Instagram, and yes, of course your narcissistic ex-boyfriend or ex-friend who were always so self-involved. Yes, it’s unpleasant to be friends or lovers with a man who is always self-absorbed.  But be that as…

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How to Know if the Guy You’re Seeing is a Narcissist

In past articles I’ve spoken on the subject of narcissism, specifically, avoiding men who have narcissistic tendencies.  If you’ve never really read about narcissism or only vaguely understand the concept, then you may not understand why it’s such a “big deal” in dating. After all, narcissists are really easy to spot in a crowd, right?…

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8 Signs He’s Faking His Love for You

One of the most cunning opponents in dating is the narcissist. Narcissists, sociopaths and god forbid “narcissistic sociopaths” are among the most unpleasant and unbearable people to be around. It’s hard to imagine having a long-term relationship with one of these guys. It’s constant misery and you’re fighting a losing battle to try against all…

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8 Things a Guy Will Never Do If He Really Likes You

There was once a song that went “I used to love to make you cry…it made me feel like a man inside.” It’s a somewhat juvenile attitude that thankfully many men have outgrown in the last few decades. That’s at least one great thing to come from this age of Political Correctness and ultra-sensitivity: no,…

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Catfished – 4 Signs of Catfishing and How to Avoid It

Have you ever seen that show Catfish on MTV? I admit, I’ve seen a few episodes and have come to admire Nev and Max if for no other reason, their very laid back and affable nature. Nev seems like much too nice a guy to actually lecture anyone, unlike say, Joey, Tommy or Clark from…

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