Is It Just A Toxic Relationship? Here’s 28 Characteristics Of A Narcissist

It’s easy to go for years in a relationship without realizing what we’re really dealing with. In the case of narcissists and narcissistic abuse, the psychological games can keep us in a fog where we don’t really realize what’s actually going on. Then one day, we see something about narcissists and what makes them tick, …

Three Steps To Take Back Your Power After A Power-Sucking Relationship With A Narcissist

What Just Happened? Coming out of a relationship with a narcissist is a harrowing experience. It can send you down rabbit holes you never knew existed. Feelings of being utterly lost, of being in a fog and having no sense of identity, as your identity has been dominated by someone who is much more self-important than …

Breaking The Trauma Bond With A Narcissist

When the relationship with a narcissist ends, it’s quite different than the average breakup… The narcissistic relationship cycle goes from: Idealize, to Devalue, to Discard. In the Idealize phase the “love-bombing” (excessive compliments, charm and other treatment that feels intoxicating) creates a deep emotional “soulmate” type connection to hook the person in. (The narcissist needs to believe that …