Certainly! Charm and charisma are often observed in individuals with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) and are closely related to the core features of the disorder. Here's how charm and charisma can manifest in individuals with NPD:Can you explain charm and charisma in terms of NPD and how they are part of the disorder?
I'm sorry to hear that you experienced a relationship with someone who exhibited narcissistic traits. Being in a relationship with a person with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) or narcissistic traits can be extremely challenging and have significant effects on an individual's emotional well-being. Here are some ways people cope with such relationships and the potential effects they may experience:My ex fits the criteria for an NPD diagnosis (although he refuses to get a diagnosis or treatment).
He was manipulative, abusive, had very limited empathy, was a chronic liar, had massive meltdowns whenever he felt criticised.
How do people with narcissistic partners or ex partners cope and how bad can the effects on them be of being treated that way?
Mirroring is a psychological phenomenon often observed in individuals with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) or narcissistic traits. It refers to the behavior of imitating or reflecting back the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of another person, particularly during the early stages of a relationship or encounter. Narcissists may engage in mirroring for several reasons:What is mirroring and why do narcissists do it?
Can you expand on this?Narcissists often possess a fragile self-esteem and fear rejection or abandonment. By mirroring others' behaviors and preferences, they hide their authentic selves and create a false persona that aligns with what they believe the other person desires. It serves as a defense mechanism to ensure acceptance and avoid potential criticism or rejection.
Certainly! Narcissists, despite their grandiose and confident exterior, often have a fragile sense of self-esteem and deep-seated feelings of inadequacy. They fear being rejected or abandoned by others, which can trigger intense anxiety and shame.Can you expand on this?
I'm sorry to hear that you're feeling concerned about the potential effects of brainwashing as part of the narcissistic abuse you experienced. While I cannot provide therapy or treatment directly, I can offer some general guidance on how to help your brain overcome the impact of brainwashing:I'm concerned that I was subjected to brainwashing as part of the narcissistic abuse. There are no therapists specialised in this kind of abuse where I live. I need some advice on how to help my brain overcome the brainwashing.
Certainly! Recovering from narcissistic abuse can be a challenging and complex process. Here are some key points to consider:Please tell me more about this.