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Narcissists can give you fleas

What does it mean when narcissists give you the fleas? Fleas comes from the adage “He that lieth down with dogs shall rise up with fleas”, which has been attributed to Benjamin Franklin.  According to Wikipedia, the quote has an almost universally agreed meaning of “You should be cautious of the company you keep. Associating… Continue reading Narcissists can give you fleas

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Loving someone with PTSD

Ever since I made my youtube video ‘How does PTSD affect intimate relationships’, I have had so many of you contact me with questions about how to cope and support your partners. The reality is that it takes a very strong person to love someone who lives with PTSD, as they also live with it… Continue reading Loving someone with PTSD

Adversity & support · complex ptsd · Domestic abuse · Dysfuntional relationships · Emotional abuse · Narcissistic abuse · Narcissistic abuse syndrome · Uncategorized

The sad truth about why narcissists form relationships

Those with Narcissistic Personality Disorder sadly lack empathy and don’t feel remorse. They are cold, calculating, manipulative and emotionally shallow. Narcissists don’t form relationships with others like healthy people do. They don’t seek out partners to love and share their life with in an equal, loving and respectful way. They see people as objects that… Continue reading The sad truth about why narcissists form relationships