TWTC Living Inside Out Loud: Narcissistic personality disorder is not harmless behaviorMy latest submission to TWTC column Living Inside Out Loud. Pass it on!

Narcissistic personality disorder is not harmless behavior. It’s a pathology that needs to be taken seriously. Read more…

Category:
abuse, Child abuse, Cluster B disorders, domestic violence, Emotional Abuse, Mental Health, Narcissist, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, NPD, Psychopaths, PTSD, Relationships, Self Improvement, Sociopaths, Spirituality, The Washington Times, Writing
Tags:
, , , ,

Join the conversation! 12 Comments

  1. This is a link to a site i found awhile ago, it is a person experiencing a horrible time with the courts and more. You may find it interesting.
    http://work2bdone.com/live/2012/10/i-am-not-alone/

    You write such an informative article, you do explain the disorder better than any I have read.

    Like

  2. I have a niece who I believe is well on her way to NPD and a sister who seems to be clueless as to how she’s enabling it day after day. The girl is almost 17 and while it is normal to be narcisisstic as a teen, he behavior has been ongoing for many years and gets no better. She’s like a terrorist who is holding my sister hostage, and my sister has Stockholm syndrome. It is awful to watch, so I don’t anymore.

    Like

    • We really can’t do anything to help if the victim chooses to accept it. I can’t imagine allowing my child to behave this way without consequences. There were always consequences for my sisters and me growing up if we behaved selfishly, especially if it was disrespectful to our mother. I spent many evenings alone in my room “thinking” about what I had said or done that hurt someone else. 🙂

      Like

    • Same with me, and that is as is should be. It’s how I raised my kids, and am raising the kidlet. As I said to someone recently, “I do not care if I need to ride the child like Sea Biscuit. He’s going to know how to treat people properly.” Thankfully, I do not have to saddle up often anymore 😉

      Like

  3. Paula, great article. I didn’t catch that episode of Dr. Phil, but if they didn’t touch on the destructive side of NPD, then they didn’t even address the disorder itself, period.

    Like

    • Exactly! And the women he had on the show were admitting to being narcissistic, not exactly typical of people with the disorder. It was pure fluff. He touched a little on the hidden insecurities of one of the women, but nothing substantial.

      Like

  4. You are a beautiful writer and so very necessary now. Blessedly helpful and healing, Paula. Thank you.

    Like

  5. powerful article! narcissism is dangerous and even deadly. so glad you have an even more public forum!!

    Like

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: