8 ‘Nope’ Scenarios for Maintaining No Contact

A troubling thought, isn’t it? You’ve implemented No Contact, but you can’t help wondering when and how the narcissist will spring up out of nowhere. Not only are you constantly...

7 Types of Pain Directly Linked to Your Emotions

When we feel emotionally balanced, our bodies reflect this positive feeling, too. Positive emotions such as contentment or satisfaction tell our brains to release positive chemicals such as serotonin or…

The Biggest Misconception about Narcissism

You’ve begun to suspect that your partner might be a narcissist.  So, you go to your computer and start doing numerous Google searches, entering terms such as “narcissism”, “emotional blackmail”,…

The Chaos Theory of Narcissistic Abuse

Most people have heard of the Butterfly Effect, which states that a butterfly flapping its wings on one side of the world – at just the right point in space…

Why Narcissistic Abuse is so Damaging

Why does narcissistic abuse often affect us so differently than other traumatic events? It goes without saying that all traumatic events are deeply impactful and life-altering.  They knock us into…

Do Narcissists Suck at Tickling?

by Ven Baxter Tickling requires empathy. It’s a psychological game (in a positive sense). One can’t tickle oneself; tickling requires a partner and, like most human interactions, when done the “right” way it’s…