I’ve experienced a weird phenomenon throughout my life. Very rare, but often enough not to go unnoticed. I am not even sure how to describe it…. It is a sudden, irrational sense of utter sadness, loneliness and pain. A completely unknown and yet so known and unnamed.
It is “the surprising reaction when individuals meet the disparity between an accepted or ideal picture of oneself and a dramatically contrasting actuality” that causes narcissistic mortification. Failure to meet ideals and the consequent shame terrifies many people. Dread of rejection, isolation, and losing touch with reality, as… Read More »Mortification
We all were criticized, some more than others, and individuals reacted differently. A narcissist’s grief runs deeper and wider than virtually anybody else’s. And, contrary to popular belief, narcissists are more sensitive than the rest of us. Freud was the first to recognize that NPD was caused by… Read More »Narcissistic Injury
It is not hard to understand why children of narcissistic parents commonly get complex post-traumatic stress disorder (CPTSD) (CPTSD). These youngsters are exposed to recurrent and horrible maltreatment at the hands of persons they should be able to trust on for their care. CPTSD occurs as a reaction… Read More »Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Similarities BPD and NPD share many traits and behaviors. Personality disorders are characterized by rigid thinking, acting, and behaving. Both will use defensive mechanisms to safeguard their self from mental and emotional suffering. As a result, individuals have issues in critical areas of their lives. 1 Among the… Read More »Narcissistic Personality Disorder vs Borderline Personality Disorder
I have been so wrong all my life. Love is not about loving what is beautiful, perfect and pleasant. Love is being part of others. To die if they die. Loving them as we love ourselves. To feel their pain as ours. To love is to give.
Thousands of books and millions of words. Legends, religions, different cultures. What a waste. The truth I am revealing for you now. Here it comes. Lack of empathy, the need for control, pathological lying, sense of entitlement and superiority. That is it. Thanks. Bye.