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How to Identify Being a Narcissistic Extension: 9 Steps. Edit Article Edited by Amelia in the Forest, Maluniu, Eric, Flickety and 19 others Narcissism is a complex and often misunderstood character disorder.

How to Identify Being a Narcissistic Extension: 9 Steps

Less attention has been paid to the person who supplies what the narcissist needs. This person is known as a narcissistic extension, and can suffer tremendous trauma and abuse while feeling blameworthy. It is a difficult dilemma to solve, and is often perpetuated in adult relationships when children have had narcissistic parents, and less so, parents who act as narcissistic extensions. Ad Steps 1Know what narcissism really is. 9Heal your wounds and rise again, liberated from that person's negative influence on you. Tips Be very wary of excessive expressions of love, in words. Warnings The most important warning is not to rebound from such a relationship. The Female Narcissist. Here is another post in my ongoing series on narcissism.

The Female Narcissist

For you men who are healthy and would never fall into a female narcissist’s trap, another post will be up shortly. When the female narcissist targets you, she moves with great speed. The first time you meet her she seems to appear out of nowhere. But in fact, she has been watching you for a minute and sizing you up for the kill. She has figured out your vulnerabilities and she will use them to get what she wants: fame (if you’re a celebrity), power, or wealth. The female Narcissist is attractive, intelligent, very charming and highly confident that she can take everything you own. The female narcissist makes up for what she lacks by constructing a false sense of self. You might think you’re in love with her, but her ultimate goal is to destroy you (emotionally) and leave your life in ruins.

Narcissistic Victim Syndrome: What the heck is that? :The Roadshow for Therapists. When a man or woman suffers from a condition named Narcissistic Personality Disorder, they display patterns of deviant or abnormal behaviour that is so bad, that it creates carnage on those people who are unfortunate enough to have a close relationship with them.

Narcissistic Victim Syndrome: What the heck is that? :The Roadshow for Therapists

The dysfunctional behaviour involves such callous exploitation of their victims that it has given birth to a new condition known as Narcissistic Victim Syndrome (or Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome). While plenty has been written medically about Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), little or nothing has been written about Narcissistic Victim Syndrome (NVD). The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), which is published by the American Psychiatric Association, and it is considered the “bible” for all professionals, covers NPD extensively. First, What do we mean by “Syndrome”? The word “syndrome” comes from the Greek “syn”, which means together, and “dramein”, which means to run. Narcissism, Psychopathy, and Evil « mind.expressions. DELANY DEAN, JD, PhD KC Mindfulness Introduction: During both my professional careers (criminal law and psychology), two areas of particular interest to me have been psychopathy and narcissism.

Narcissism, Psychopathy, and Evil « mind.expressions

Psychopathy is generally viewed as a particularly virulent form of narcissism, in which the person is not only very much focused on herself, or himself, but also highly manipulative, sometimes sadistic, and very much into control and power. Underneath the superficial charm, the narcissist/psychopath always has a “me-first” mentality. A good non-technical book about this phenomenon is: The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout [the term “sociopath” is closely related to the term “psychopath”]. Some good web resources about the phenomenon known as “narcissistic rage” are in my “” links (click over in the side column on this blog, where it says “And, Check Out…”).

The Three Phases of A Narcissistic Relationship Cycle: Over-Evaluation, Devaluation, Discard - Esteemology. A relationship with a Narcissist has been compared to being on a roller coaster, with immense highs and immense lows.

The Three Phases of A Narcissistic Relationship Cycle: Over-Evaluation, Devaluation, Discard - Esteemology

They have been described as the proverbial Jekyll and Hyde, one way one minute, another the next. People usually get into relationships for love and the need to connect and bond with another. Narcissists get into relationships with women for entirely different reasons. They do not feel love and they lack the ability to connect and form normal attachment bonds with others. Narcissists need people more than anyone. Narcissists feel an enormous void inside of them. Narcissists are completely self-absorbed and are oblivious to the wants and needs of others. Do Narcissists Know They Are Narcissists? Think of your friendly neighborhood narcissist. Status-seeking, grandiose, loud-mouthed, brash, and flamboyant.

Have you ever noticed how he (or she) brags all the time, not only about his astronomical I.Q. and bulging pectoral muscles, but also about the fact that he is narcissistic ? It's as if he is proud of it. Lots of psychologists have theorized that a lack of self-awareness is a hallmark trait of narcissists. My personal experience with narcissists does not seem to support this. Luckily, I don't have to rely on personal anecdotes. The researchers administered a number of different measures of narcissism to college students and looked at how high-scorers are seen by others, how they see themselves, and how they believe they are seen by others.