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Someone who has been in a love relationship may recall those early sentiments of excitement and satisfaction when they meet someone new. For instance, did you experience a sensation of delight when you began dating your partner? This occurs fairly regularly. In fact, it’s generally referred to as… Read More »Idealization


Devaluation is the antithesis of idealization in psychiatry and psychology. In this context, it is to describe someone or something as faulty, worthless, or having exaggerated negative traits. Idealization may swiftly devalue since there is no intermediate ground for NPD. They may swiftly depreciate those they once adored when questioned, intimidated, or disappointed. Rather… Read More »Devaluation

Flying Monkeys

The word comes from The Wizard of Oz, when the Wicked Witch sends flying monkeys after Dorothy and her dog. The monkeys follow her orders, teasing and torturing Dorothy as she attempts in vain to return home. Narcissists and their flying monkeys. The narcissist’s attachment with their flying… Read More »Flying Monkeys


Triangulation occurs when a toxic or manipulative individual, generally a narcissist, pulls in a third person to maintain control. Only the manipulator will be able to communicate with the two triangulated persons. It takes many shapes, but they always aim to divide and conquer, or pit people against… Read More »Triangulation


Hoovering is a kind of emotional abuse. A “narcissistic individual” hoovers when they believe the victim or person they abuse or manipulate is leaving. This is an effort to deceive a previous victim of abuse into another cycle of abuse so the abusive person may retake power and control… Read More »Hoovering


In order to protect themselves, abusers, especially those suffering from narcissistic or borderline personality disorder, as well as drug addicts, often resort to the tactic of projection. “It’s not me, it’s you!!” is the essence of what they’re saying. Projecting is a protective mechanism against drives or characteristics… Read More »Projection

Golden Child and Scapegoat

When it comes to the narcissistic mother’s eyes, there is no better kid than the Golden Child, who, as the name says, is the most magnificent and greatest of all. In the Golden Child, the narcissistic mother seems to be choosing someone who will serve as an extension… Read More »Golden Child and Scapegoat


Despite having an ostensibly powerful personality, narcissists lack a core self. Their self-image and thinking and conduct are other-oriented in order to protect and confirm their self-esteem and fragile, broken self. Narcissism has codependent basic features of denial, control, shame, dependency (unconscious), and dysfunctional communication and boundaries, all… Read More »Codependency

Grey rock

A narcissist is too self-absorbed. They need admiration, attention, and have a hard time taking criticism or disappointments. Narcissists are skeptical and cynical. They are often arrogant, cunning, and domineering. Being linked to, working with, or dating a narcissist is a difficult situation. Getting out of a relationship… Read More »Grey rock

No contact

No contact rule is a tactic in order to break relations with a narcissist, psychopath or other emotional manipulator. As the name says, it is about eliminating all sorts of contact with the emotional manipulator and severing all links with them so that we can no longer communicate… Read More »No contact