Personality disorder

Am I codependent or narcissistic quiz

The current blogspot will be based on the question “am i codependent or narcissistic quiz?”. We will form a quiz based on likert scale rating format including various aspects of personality of a person with narcissism and codependency.  What is an am I codependent or...

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5 Ways Narcissists Play the Victim

Hey Optimist Minds! If you’ve spent enough time with a narcissist, you must have seen them playing the victim card ever so often. Perhaps they used it to obligate you into doing things you didn’t want to. Or they accused you of something to deflect...

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5 Differences Between a Psychopath & a Narcissist

Hey Optimist Minds! Have you ever wondered what the difference between a psychopath and a narcissist is? Both words are used for the kind of people you don’t want to get involved with. They seem dangerous to your physical safety and your mental health. But...

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15 Things a Narcissist Says

Hey Optimist Minds! Are you wondering whether someone around you is a narcissist? Is this person incredibly self-absorbed, entitled, and abusive?  When you’re dealing with narcissistic abuse, it always helps to understand the psychology of the situation. The label “narcissism” allows you to grasp what’s...

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7 Characteristics of a Narcissist’s Lies

Hey, Optimist Minds! If you’ve ever been around a narcissist, you’ve probably seen them lying through their teeth. Narcissists often say things that are untrue and don’t feel any remorse.  A 2018 research paper established a correlation between narcissism and reports of lying. Several other...

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13 Signs of a Toxic Personality

Hey Optimist Minds! Have you ever noticed that some people tend to attract drama? It’s pretty eventful to be around them, but it can also have long-lasting adverse effects.  Toxic personalities feature habits and behaviours that add negativity to the lives of others. Usually, people...

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5 Long-Term Effects of Manipulation

Hey Optimist Minds! Are you or someone you know a survivor of manipulation and emotional abuse? Were you ever in close relation with someone who tried to control you using your negative feelings?  Maybe this person made you feel guilty for everything that upset them....

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5 Ways Narcissistic Personality Disorder Symptoms Manifest

Hey Optimist Minds! Individuals with Narcissistic Personality Disorder or NPD tend to be difficult, arrogant, and antagonistic. Their narcissistic behaviours negatively impact the mental health of most people involved with them.  However, since most people with NPD are pretty charming and charismatic, it can be...

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7 Ways to Disarm a Narcissist

Hey Optimist Minds! Are you struggling with a narcissist in your life? It could be someone in your family, in school, or at work.  Narcissists are highly obnoxious people with a tendency to be entitled, self-absorbed, and exploitative. Their lack of insight prevents them from...

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5 Types of Narcissistic Abuse

Hey Optimist Minds! If you’ve been on the receiving end of narcissistic abuse, you may have felt like your real identity has gone missing. This severe impact makes sense since this abuse is centred around making the survivor question their abilities, worth, and reality. The...

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5 Signs Your In-Laws are Narcissistic

Hey Optimist Minds! If your relationship with your partner is getting serious, you may have decided to meet each other’s families. It could go pretty smoothly with everyone getting along well. But it could also turn out to be challenging. Perhaps they’re a little distant...

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5 Signs Your Boss is Narcissistic

Hey Optimist Minds! In the professional world, equally prioritising performance and employee satisfaction can lead to long-term growth. A good boss is someone who can manage both these things successfully. Unfortunately, the world is full of people in positions of authority who focus more on...