How to Get a Narcissist to Love You

Originally posted on In the Net! – Stories of Life and Narcissistic Survival:
The title of this post arrived in my search terms about a year ago. This query also came up for Ursula over at An Upturned Soul; she posted a excellent response that you can read here. Frankly, I considered responding but then dropped it…

How to Get a Narcissist to Love You

The title of this post arrived in my search terms about a year ago. This query also came up for Ursula over at An Upturned Soul; she posted a excellent response that you can read here. Frankly, I considered responding but then dropped it because I felt very ambivalent. I wondered if it was a real question […]

Where Does Narcissism Come from? Part III

Two recent small studies have indicated that narcissists suffer from a lack of grey matter in the cerebral cortex; as one of them (Altered Brain Structure in Pathological Narcissism) says, there are “structural abnormalities in precisely that region of the brain which is involved in the processing and generation of compassion” (www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/1306/19101434.htm). The other study, which […]

What Makes Someone Chase a Narcissist?

Originally posted on In the Net! – Stories of Life and Narcissistic Survival:
This post has been prompted by ruleofstupid, who produces one of the best blogs at WordPress, in my humble opinion. If you haven’t dropped by for a visit, you really should. His social commentary, poetry and music are by turns thought-provoking, funny, witty…

Where Does Narcissism Come From? Part II

From what I experienced with my ex-husband, narcissism, and by that I mean the extreme narcissism that produces narcissistic personality disorder, is a result of a combination of personality and environmental factors. Harry, my ex-narcissist, seems to me to have been born with a personality – in other words, the basic personality that was the […]