Narcissism

“Dive Into a Year-End Emotional Inventory” on Psychology Today

By |2021-12-29T12:29:57-05:00December 29th, 2021|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , |

Taking an “emotional inventory” can help you forge ahead in the new year. An end-of-year review of your self-care and wellbeing can help you prioritize and give you insights into what you would like to change in the new year. Part of that review can include looking at the emotions you experienced.It is crucial to take [...]

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“How to Handle a Covert Narcissist During Family Gatherings” on Psychology Today

By |2021-12-29T11:54:27-05:00December 29th, 2021|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , |

How to protect yourself when someone ignores your boundaries There are generally two types of narcissists — overt and covert. Overt narcissists are the types you hear about more frequently because they tend to be louder (verbally and behaviorally) about their need for special attention and treatment. Covert narcissists tend to play a "victim" role and usually say [...]

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“So You’re Stuck at Home with Your Narcissist Parent” on Psychology Today

By |2020-04-07T14:08:36-04:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Crisis, Family, Narcissism, Psychology, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Your narcissist parent can turn a quarantine into a nightmare. You have a narcissist/gaslighter for a parent. Going to work was your reprieve from the narcissist's antics. Work was like a vacation for you. Or maybe you only had to visit your parent on weekends. Even then, you kept the visits short. But now your parent [...]

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“Watch Out For These Red Flags On a First Date” on Psychology Today

By |2020-02-20T15:45:19-05:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Dating, Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

We all hope our first dates will go well, but know these red flags so you can get out quickly. If you’re back out in the dating world after a divorce, breakup, or death of your spouse, you are not alone. You may find that a lot has changed since you were single. For example, online [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 15: What to Do When Your Boss is a Gaslighter

By |2019-06-03T16:40:39-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: What should you do when your boss is a narcissist or sociopath? How should you cope when your boss continually harasses you and sabotages your work? Learn the answers to these questions, and discover how to protect yourself. Stephanie Sarkis PhD is the host of Talking Brains and the author of Gaslighting: How [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 13: Gaslighters & Gift-Giving

By |2019-06-03T16:29:10-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Gaslighting, Holidays, Narcissism, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about gift-giving and gaslighters. Gaslighters are terrible at giving gifts....and they can be equally as terrible at receiving them. What do you say when you get stung by the gaslighter over a gift? Dr. Stephanie Sarkis is the host of Talking Brains and the author of Gaslighting: How to Recognize Manipulative [...]

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Beware of Narcissists Around Your Pet

By |2018-09-29T13:25:11-04:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: Animals, Gaslighting, Narcissism|Tags: , , |

Beware of Narcissists Around Your Pet Narcissists can be harmful to your pet.  Watch for the following signs, in order to protect you and your pet. 1. Narcissists will use the pet as a manipulation tactic. If you talk about leaving, they will tell you that you will never see your pet again.  Or if you [...]

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Why Gaslighters Accuse You of Gaslighting

By |2018-09-28T20:04:19-04:00February 14th, 2017|Categories: Conflict, Current Events, Gaslighting, Narcissism, Personality, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gaslighters, people who try to control others through manipulation, will often accuse you of behaviors that they are engaged in themselves. This is a classic manipulation tactic. Read more to learn why this tactic works so well. In the article Gaslighting: Know It and Identify It to Protect Yourself, I described gaslighting as a series of manipulation tactics used to discredit you, keep you off-balance, [...]

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Are Gaslighters Aware of What They Do?

By |2017-02-14T10:19:08-05:00February 6th, 2017|Categories: Conflict, Current Events, Dating, Gaslighting, Marriage, Narcissism, Personality, Politics, Relationships, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

After the posting on my article Gaslighting: Know It to Identify It and Protect Yourself, I’ve received emails asking whether people who are gaslighting know that they are doing it.  As I mentioned in the article, gaslighting is a pattern of manipulation tactics used by abusers, narcissists, dictators, and cult leaders in order to gain control over a [...]

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Gaslighting: Know It, Identify It, and Protect Yourself

By |2017-05-25T12:56:05-04:00January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Conflict, Current Events, Dating, Gaslighting, Marriage, Narcissism, Politics, Relationships, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Gaslighting is a tactic in which a person or entity, in order to gain more power, makes a victim question their reality. It works much better than you may think. Anyone is susceptible to gaslighting, and it is a common technique of abusers, dictators, narcissists, and cult leaders. It is done slowly, so the victim doesn't [...]

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