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Mental health, Narcissism, Relationships

4 ways to survive Christmas with your narcissistic parents

Is that time of the year. When you go home for Christmas to your narcissistic parents and they ask you even before unpacking or taking off your coat if you brought them any presents. Or they criticize your new haircut. You get worked up inside wondering why can’t they say ‘Hello’ first and be normal like other parents. You’re wondering…

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Articles, Narcissism, Relationships

How to win at dating after a narcissistic relationship

You know how difficult dating is after a narcissistic relationship. Being raised by a narcissistic mother or tending to a narcissistic lover’s needs to the point of exhaustion will destroy your self-esteem in long-term. Which will make you vulnerable to attracting more narcissists into your life. That’s because your mother taught you how to tolerate abuse and normalized toxic relationships…

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How toxic parents create perfectionism in children

Have you seen the movie, ‘Mommy Dearest’ with Faye Dunaway in the leading role? It recounts the upbringing of Christina Crawford, the daughter of Hollywood starlet, Joan Crawford. Watching that movie brought a lot of tears in me and stirred negative emotions in my body. I’m not saying that my mom was like Joan Crawford, but the diva’s behavior reminded…

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