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Metaphor of a Narcissist

Beware the behaviours of a Narcissist! They can reel you in like a fisherman fighting with a fish on the end of a line. They will yank and pull giving you a little line now and again, then speedily wind you in as you begin to tire. When you are finally exhausted they will wind […]

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Narcissist, Sociopath or Psychopath???

You decide Narcissist, Sociopath or Psychopath???

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What to Do When the Narcissist Knows You’ve Figured Them Out

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but here’s a little secret: it’s NOT going to go down the way you want it to. The narcissist isn’t going to cower in shame, cry, or finally see the light of reason. They’ll never allow you to have closure because their entire personality relies on having […]

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Psychosis is not the same as psychopath

Psychosis is not the same as psychopath The terms “psychosis” and “psychopath” should not be confused. Someone with psychosis has a short-term (acute) condition that, if treated, can often lead to a full recovery. A psychopath is someone with an antisocial personality disorder, which means they: lack empathy – the capacity to understand how someone else feels are manipulative often have […]

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Psychosis

Alcohol misuse and drug misuse can trigger a psychotic episode. A person can also experience a psychotic episode if they suddenly stop drinking alcohol or taking drugs after using them for a long time. This is known as withdrawal. It’s also possible to experience psychosis after drinking large amounts of alcohol or if you’re high on drugs. Drugs known to […]

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Real vs False Self

One of the reasons that narcissists are so difficult to spot, and indeed to understand, is because they have a split personality – one that maintains a public image of the very pillars of society, and another private one that wreaks havoc and abuse on anyone misfortunate enough to get close to them. Why the […]

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Horrendous lack of respect

For a long time many professionals believed narcissists had to present a confident front because they were inwardly insecure. (Sadly, some professionals still believe this!) They thought that admitting shortcomings, error, or fault was simply too devastating to their “fragile” egos. So, they simply had to be right. To admit frailty, weakness, or any type of vulnerability would crush […]

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A LIFE DISOWNED

The narcissist experience his own life as a prolonged, incomprehensible, unpredictable, frequently terrifying and deeply saddening nightmare. This is a result of the functional dichotomy-fostered by the narcissist himself-between his False Self and his True Self. The latter-the fossilised ashes of the original, immature, personality-is the one that does the experiencing.  The False Self is […]

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