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  1. Test: Are you a narcissist?

    General Psychology
    Are you a narcissist? Take the test, to find out. https://psychcentral.com/quizzes/narcissistic-personality-quiz/
  2. How amygdala dysfunction produces Narcissistic Personality Disorder

    General Psychology
    Michael Trust, an evolutionary biologist, freelance political writer and author of the 2014 book "How To Deal With Narcissists", has written an account focusing on a Narcissist who he knew intimately in both his childhood years and in his adult life. This article examines the Narcissist's past...
  3. Narcissists From My Life, Part 1 of 2: Uncle Gus

    Blog
    I've had a couple of narcissists in my life and I'm going to write about my experiences with them, for the benefit of anyone who wants to read about narcissism. Lengthy, but worth it for those interested. The first one is my uncle, my mom's older brother. I'll give him the pseudonym "Uncle...
  4. Early Narcissistic and Oedipal Development Link

    General Psychology
    I found this link really interesting about Narcissistic and Oedipal relationships with parents during childhood. How Early Childhood Oedipal Narcissistic Development Affects Later Adult Intimacy and Relationships I can see major parts of my upbringing described here, and yet they were both...
  5. Narcissism and Self Harm: To they mix

    General Psychology
    Narcissism and Self Harm: Do they mix? Hi, a question has been itching at me for a while, and I'd appreciate help. Do narcissism and self harm (doesn't necessarily have to be physical) ever mix? Do you have any examples? If so, please share, thanks.
  6. [INFJ] Attachment, Personality Disorder, Avoidance, Problems with Intimacy, anyone relate?

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    So as of the last year or so, after quite a few years of hard work and research that i've put in, I've reached a conclusion that I am suffering from what's called C-PTSD. I certainly have a narcissist (or someone that suffers from narcissism) in my life, and that person is my father (and others...
  7. [INFJ] INFJ Victims of Narcissistic Abuse

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Although I’ve cut him out of my life I still feel as if I carry a part of him with me. It’s been two months and I don’t believe a single day has passed where I haven’t thought of him. I cycle through periods of acknowledging the abuse as truth and periods of crippling self-doubt. I manage to...
  8. Treating others as they were a person: the obsessed narcissist

    General Psychology
    Person means mask, you know that right? The personae is what you wear, it is just a mask, the person(ae) is not what you are. -Where is this person, can you point it out to me? No its just a fiction of the imagination of some. People demand that you treat them not as women or men or...
  9. You favorite books on Narcissism and your experiences with Narcissists

    Myers Briggs Forum
    Today, we seem to be in an era that cultivates narcissistic tendencies in people. An INFJ is an easy target for a narc. They lure us in and seduce us, then pull away when we no longer stroke their ego's. The best thing that I've learned to do, is to regulate my emotions around attractive women...
  10. [Enneagram Type 4] Narcissism?

    Type 4 Forum - The Individualist
    Well... first of all, I'm sorry. I promised myself I wouldn't come back here after the first embarrassing thread I wrote while I wasn't in the best place in my life. I cringe just remembering it, but the community here is really nice... so thank you. Honestly I'm making this looking for...
  11. [INFJ] Has anyone else had this problem in the "social environment"?

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    As of recently I have made a personal discovery about the origins of how and why I have a certain fear. And it also ties in with the Enneagram 4 labeled fear "that they have no identity or personal significance". Generally, with "friends" (both close and acquaintance) I tend to hide away or...
  12. Divorce the mirror

    Sex and Relationships
    Women take lots of pictures with their cameras. This is good and all, if you're a guy, since we fancy pictures of beautiful women and the more beautiful the better. At the same time this cannot be very healthy for women, and honestly as a guy the selfie culture is huge turn-off. Because then we...
  13. Shit you learn when you are raised by (a) narcissist(s)

    Sex and Relationships
    Yes, I realize that there is already a multiple paged thread (http://personalitycafe.com/sex-relationships/178420-growing-up-narcissistic-parent-how-impacts-mbti-relationships-life.html) on this subject but I wanted to hone in on the lies that children who are raised by (a) narcissist(s) grow up...
  14. [INFJ] Anti-Ego / Anti-narcissism

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    The rules are simple. Don't talk about yourself unless someone asks you a question - even then, don't talk about yourself anymore than necessary. Only talk to, and about, other people. Ask questions, make comments, compliments, etc. No insults, and no sexual comments please. The last rule...
  15. [INFJ] INFJ and Narcissistic Tendencies?

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    I don't know but I starting to notice as I aged that I am developing a narcissistic habit that is increasing rapidly. Maybe because I'm really consciousness of my surroundings and I always need to feel special about myself. Like I constantly keep on taking personality test and astrology and...
  16. [INTJ] How Do You Deal With Narcissistic People?

    INTJ Forum - The Scientists
    So I had a friend who was an intp i think. I've been friends with him ever since. The problem with him though is that he is very full of himself, he would try and use long words that would make him look smart but they were never the right words. he would always try and act like he was smarter...
  17. Narcissistic, Histrionic and Obsessive personality disorders and mbti

    Guess the type
    I have been reading about personality disorders lately and I noticed I have some strong Narcissistic traits (I do not have the full disorder simply some parts of it) and I noticed it was common for INTJs to carry some of these traits (again not the full disorder simply extreme self confidence...
  18. [INTP] Is Social Media and Video Games destroying meaningful human contact

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    PART 1: SOCIAL MEDIA Social Media such as PC's forum, and other forum and blog host, WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Google plus +, etc. are absorbing a big piece of our leisure time. Social Media interaction is two dimensional at best, compared to the three (maybe four)...
  19. [Enneagram Type 2] Type Two, Individualism and the Narcissistic Parent

    Type 2 Forum - The Helper
    Without going into too much detail, I suspect myself to have a narcissistic mother. Being an only child I have served both as the "golden child" and "scapegoat" throughout the years. I've been praised - but only publicly - so it would serve my mother and validate her supposed good parentship...
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