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A couple dealing with vulnerable narcissism

How Vulnerable Narcissism (AKA Insecure Narcissism) Shows Up In Romantic Relationships

Vulnerable narcissism, also known as covert or insecure narcissism, avoids the spotlight and uses passive-aggressive communication as a way to control others. They aren’t exactly introverted, but instead lack the self confidence of an overt narcissist. They are afraid of being exposed or humiliated, and constantly play the victim. Beware The Tyranny Of The Weak…

Dealing With Passive Aggressive Covert Narcissism is so frustrating.

Understanding Passive Aggressive, Covert Narcissism

Covert narcissism, also called vulnerable narcissism, is a less obvious form of narcissism. Covert narcissism seems to effect from 0.5% to 5% of the US population. The covert narcissist constantly seeks reassurance about their talents and skills. They demand that others validate, recognize and admire them. They use passive-aggressive tactics in order to gain control…

A couple struggles with communal narcissist traits

Communal Narcissist Traits & How They Are Unique Amongst The Other Types Of Narcissism

Communal narcissist traits include wanting to portray themselves as altruistic, compassionate, kind and generous. They like to see themselves as having a calling. This calling justifies their narcissistic superiority. Like all narcissists, communal narcissism is self-serving. A means to an end. They have found something that satisfies their need for power and control. Communal Narcissist…

A woman struggling with malignant narcissism traits in someone in her life

Malignant Narcissism Traits You Don’t Want To Ignore

Malignant narcissism traits are when narcissism becomes dangerous. It is a combination of narcissistic personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder and is the most severe form of narcissism. Malignant narcissism traits include having little or no conscience, very little capacity for experiencing shame or guilt, and reduced concern for following societal demands and norms. They…

woman trying to deal with emotionally immature parents

How To Deal With Emotionally Immature Parents

You might be curious about how to deal with emotionally immature parents. If you value connection and are an emotionally intelligent person, growing up with emotionally immature parents was probably a confusing, lonely and painful experience. Your parents might not even be interested in becoming more emotionally mature, so how do you deal with that…