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How can I communicate better with an avoidant partner?

This article will explain to you what are the best tips for you to communicate better with an avoidant partner. How can I communicate better with an avoidant partner?  If you have an avoidant partner, there are some ways you can communicate with them better....

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Can sociopaths get depressed?

In this article we are going to briefly discuss sociopath or Antisocial personality disorder.  We will also discuss signs and symptoms surrounding this disorder and whether sociopaths or people who are affected by this disorder can get depressed.   Can sociopaths get depressed? The answer to...

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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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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 Signs of a Narcissistic Sibling

Hey Optimist Minds! Do you have a difficult relationship with one of your siblings? Is it so bad that you’re considering distancing yourself from your entire family? It’s possible that the reason they treat you so disrespectfully is that they’re a narcissist. While growing up,...

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Narcissism vs Narcissistic Personality Disorder (5 Key Differences)

Hey Optimist Minds! Narcissism is a popular topic of discussion on the internet as many people suffer from the effects of narcissistic abuse. Moreover, since this kind of mistreatment doesn’t offer much opportunity for closure, unlike physical and sexual abuse that the law recognises, people...

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Narcissism vs Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD vs NPD)

Hey Optimist Minds, if you’ve had a nasty experience with a narcissist, you might have started seeing similar behaviour everywhere. You now have a radar for potential red flags and notice when people around you display narcissistic tendencies.  But did you ever feel that some...

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Depersonalization from LSD? (Is it possible)

In this article, we will be discussing depersonalization from LSD, what is LSD, its effects, LSD microdosing, what is depersonalization, treatments for depersonalization from LSD and frequently asked questions about LSD depersonalization. Is it possible to experience depersonalization from LSD?  Yes, it is possible to...