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October 26, 2020

4 Ways to Get a Narcissist to Leave You Alone



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If you’ve tried to end a relationship with a narcissist, or a narcissist has ended a relationship with you, there are several things you could expect to happen. They might just ghost you and appear to have fallen off the planet for a while. They might be moving forward with a new source of narcissistic supply, and that might mean they don’t bother you for a while. They might even try to hoover you back into the relationship with some made-up or exag...

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Published on October 26, 2020 09:47

October 20, 2020

What Happens When You See The Narcissist After No Contact?



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So, you went no contact with a narcissist, either because you left them or they left you. In any case, you decided that you’ve had just about enough of a toxic relationship and you finally decided to make the commitment to yourself: you have gone no contact, once and for all.


No Contact is a coping technique that is practically required to heal after narcissistic abuse. It involves removing yourself from the narcissist’s life. You stop...

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Published on October 20, 2020 05:49

October 19, 2020

The Psychology of Toxic Relationships Between Narcissists and Codependents – Trauma Bonding

Let’s dig into the psychology of what happens between a narcissist and a codependent in a toxic relationship. In this video, we’ll dig into trauma bonding and why and how it happens, plus the psychology of the narcissist as well as the psychology of the codependent during the relationship. And finally, we’ll touch on what it takes to heal after such a relationship. While there’s no transcript for this one, you can see and hear the video below or go directly to this YouTube video.



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Published on October 19, 2020 10:31

October 8, 2020

Narcissists Fool You With False Empathy



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I’ve often discussed the fact that the defining quality of a narcissist is the lack of empathy. Not only is this the one quality shared by all toxic narcissists, but it is also the “tipping point” into the “toxic” side of narcissism.


The fact is that narcissists cannot put themselves into your shoes and they cannot understand any type of pain you feel because they are not capable of it on an emotional level. But this explanatio...

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Published on October 08, 2020 08:50

October 3, 2020

Why Does It Hurt To Love A Narcissist?



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Loving a narcissist is hard, and honestly, it hurts. I know from personal experience. See, I’ve dealt with several narcissists in toxic relationships in my life – family members, friends, and even a spouse. One thing I recall vividly from each of those relationships is that I felt a deep, profound love for each of them. I remember in each case the exact moment when it became very clear to me that they did not have the same affecti...

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Published on October 03, 2020 10:09

October 1, 2020

New Guided Meditation for Narcissistic Abuse Recovery (Heal While You Sleep)

If you’re a survivor of narcissistic abuse, you may not realize how important it can be to be able to calm down and clear your head in the heat of the moment. During your toxic relationship, chances are you spent most of your time fending off the narcissist’s emotional abuse. You may not have even had time to deal with your own issues. But the effects of narcissistic abuse are serious and can lead to a variety of trauma-related physical and mental health issues. That’s why intentional healing is...

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Published on October 01, 2020 08:04

September 30, 2020

7 Things You Can Say To Trigger a Narcissist’s Anger



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Making a narcissist angry is a skill that doesn’t require much practice, but figuring out how to avoid their ridiculously overblown reaction to anything you say, think, or feel? Well, that takes some real strategy. There are plenty of documented reasons for this, but it all begins with the fact that narcissists tend to have inflated, but outrageously fragile, egos.


If you’ve ever been in a relationship with a toxic narcissist, then you already...

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Published on September 30, 2020 19:30

September 27, 2020

New Quora Space for Narcissism and Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Information, Support and Answers

The QueenBeeing Team is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new way to get support for understanding the narcissist in your life and facilitating your own recovery from narcissistic abuse.
Introducing Decoding Narcissism

A New Quora Space for Narcissism and Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Information, Support, and Answers


This new space offers a new platform for survivors of narcissistic abuse to connect and to get answers to their ...

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Published on September 27, 2020 07:23

September 23, 2020

What You Need To Know About The Narcissist’s False Self

If you’ve ever been in a relationship with a narcissist or a toxic person of any sort, you might have some experience with seeing the narcissist’s false self – and with being aware that there is a difference between the person the narcissist shows to the world at large and the one that lives at home behind closed doors.


Prefer to watch/listen? See Narcissism: False Self on YouTube.


Narcissists can be really tough to spot – and there are a number of reasons for it – one of which is the fact that...

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Published on September 23, 2020 08:22

September 21, 2020

The #1 Thing a Narcissist Will Never Do



What is the #1 Thing a Narcissist Will Never Do? Validate You. Watch Video.


One of the most difficult parts of dealing with a narcissist for me was the constant invalidation of my feelings, my thoughts, and my emotions. Since my first narcissist was a parent, I would develop some serious personal issues as a result of it. I remember feeling like anything I said or thought or felt was somehow less relevant or less real than what other people said, thought or felt. I literally felt like I was not...

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Published on September 21, 2020 15:11