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Why the Grey Rock Method doesn’t work in the long term

The grey rock method can be useful temporarily to create some emotional distance from a narcissist. In the end, however, the only real solution for dealing with a narcissist is standing up for yourself and thus to go no contact. If you need to interact because of having children together, it’s important to learn to […]

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What are signs of a narcissist? The 9 criteria of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) explained

The terms narcissism, narcissist and narcissistic personality disorder are used quite a lot. Some people are very confident or self-absorbed and could be called a narcissist because of that. This might make it complicated to distinguish between someone self-absorbed, showing manipulative behaviour or having Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). A true narcissist is something else than

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Exploring mindfulness and narcissistic abuse: can mindfulness be helpful when dealing with narcissists?

In this article, I will explore practicing mindfulness after narcissistic abuse or when still dealing with narcissists. Can mindfulness or ‘awareness’ be helpful to push your mind in a healthier direction? I certainly believe so and I will try to explain how and why it can help! When you’re dealing with a narcissist your energy

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6 examples of narcissistic triangulation and an explanation of the unhealthy dynamics of triangulation

In this article, I will go further into narcissistic triangulation, which is one of the favorite manipulation tactics of a narcissist. It’s disturbing and unhealthy behaviour when someone uses triangulation and therefore it’s useful to learn about it in order to recognize it. Triangulation is a manipulation strategy in which one person doesn’t communicate directly

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