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Narcissism in the news and media.

Research finds narcissists are not just self-absorbed, they’re also more likely to be aggressive

Big Think

Narcissism is defined as “entitled self-importance.” The term narcissism comes from the mythical Greek character Narcissus, who fell in love with his …

Narcissism linked to cyberbullying, bullying offline: Study

The Tribune

Narcissism is an important risk factor for both aggression and violence as an analysis of 437 studies showed that it is linked to online cyberbullying, …

The 4 Most Common Toxic Dating Patterns and How To Identify Them

The Good Men Project

Signs this is true in your case: You often find yourself getting involved with emotionally unavailable people, cheaters, narcissists, and people who exhibit …

Here Are 5 Warning Signs Your Boss Is A Narcissist


Narcissists are known for making fantastic first impressions due to their ability to charm leaving candidates to accept job offers without knowing what …

Recognizing a Passive-Aggressive Narcissist

Psychology Today

The opposite of the self-centered narcissist who is loud and meets to be the center of attention is the covert narcissist. Covert narcissists can be …

How to Feel Small

The New York Times

Narcissists struggle with the small self, too. Piff brings subjects into his lab and asks them to fill out a narcissism questionnaire. Then he shows them …

Dark Parenting Styles

Psychology Today

The Dark Triad of personality, psychopathy, narcissism, and Machiavellianism, has been shown to have broad effects on social behaviors.

New Age Narcissism coming to Gardner

The rap collective New Age Narcissism may abbreviate their name to NAN, but this is definitely not your nan’s music. This Friday, Feb. 2, make sure you head to Gardner Lounge for

a showcase of the Milwaukee-based music collective. Doors will open at 9 p.m., and the show will begin at 9:30. There are …

Toxic narcissism helps explain the link between acceptance of violence and social exclusion


Drawing a link between this sensitivity and certain aspects of narcissism, … condition to motivate otherwise placid toxic narcissists to aggression.

The narcissism of small differences


Our reviewer today is Mark Heywood who reviews The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson. ***. I am not a fan of science fiction.

Are you dating a narcissist? Five red flags you need to watch out for


‘Lockdown has been a narcissist’s paradise,’ says divorce lawyer to the stars and regular TV pundit Vanessa Lloyd Platt. ‘They’ve had their victims at …

Woman jumps off Soweto towers for a good cause

Soweto Urban

World Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Day is an international movement that occurs on the 1st of June around the world every year. The movement seeks …

Book Details What Being Married to a Narcissist is Like.

And according to author Catenya McHenry, relationships with narcissists are not only exhausting but psychologically and emotionally crippling. In her new book, Married to a Narcissist: Enduring the Struggle and Finding You Again, McHenry details fighting her way through the marriage by “journaling …

The Wedding Dress Repurposed

The New York Times

Her decision to raise awareness to narcissistic domestic abuse in wedding attire was simple: “If I run in a white dress,” she said, “people might pay …

3 Reasons Why Narcissists in Your Organization are Impossible to Evaluate


To avoid falling under the spell of a charismatic narcissist when conducting evaluations, it’s important to understand how they exploit our cognitive …

Boomers are officially bigger snowflakes than millennials, according to huge narcissism study


Researchers also examined six previous studies to build a comprehensive view of how narcissistic traits vary among the generations. 

My Experience with Gaslighting


According to Dr. Stephanie Sarkis – people suffering this disorder are especially vulnerable to a person with a narcissistic personality – one who tends to …

Allison Iraheta’s Halo Circus Premieres Electronic-Leaning ‘Narcissist

When Allison Iraheta, an alumnus from season 8 of American Idol, formed Halo Circus with her husband Matthew Hager, the rock band was a four-piece outfit.

Robots and Wranglers, the follow-up to their first album, Bunny, is scheduled to be released on March 16, and it finds the group morphing into an …

Narcissism and Family Law – a practitioner’s guide

Family Law Week

Use of the word ‘narcissism‘ is becoming increasingly common, but what exactly does it mean? Almost all of us are a little narcissistic; it is the aspect of …

6 tips for dating a narcissist and when to move on, according to psychologists


The term narcissist is commonly used to describe any self-centered person. But there’s a difference between someone who is just full of themselves …

How to tell if a person is a narcissist


My wife and I have been together for ten years, and in the past three years, I have secretly realized that she is a narcissist. She is totally narcissistic and …

Julian Barnes and the narcissism of love

Fallen in love. Julian Barnes and the narcissism of love. In “The Only Story” the author returns to the milieu of his first novel. Feb 3rd 2018. See article. Readers’ comments.

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But, as the tale spools out, the effect is a vivid and awful dramatisation of the narcissism of obsessive love. Paul claims a solemn “duty” to remember Susan as she was when they first met—a quick-witted, charming woman in a tennis dress—but finally, this lover’s allegiance is to himself, and himself alone.

TikTok’s ‘main character’ trend: self-care or toxic narcissism?

Brig Newspaper

Should we start romanticising our lives a little more? Yes. Does being the main character mean being narcissistic? No. What makes this trend so special …

Narcissism is a Growing Epidemic in Our Nation

Although one, in particular, becomes glaringly evident as we go about our daily routines is self-absorption. Narcissism is apparent when you see a pristine SUV taking up two spaces in the parking lot, a line of faces plastered to smartphones, or the door getting slammed on you because of the person in front …

Why Is It So Hard to Leave the Narcissist in Your Life?Psychology Today (blog)

I used to be a really confident and mentally healthy person. I had a good job, lots of friends, and I was happy most of the time.

Now I am a total wreck. I can’t concentrate on my work, and I feel as if I am going crazy. I know that I am in a really destructive relationship with a Narcissist who abuses me, but …

Your Self-Talk, Taking Back Your Mind From Crippling Lies of Narcissist

When women share their experiences of being in a relationship with a narcissist, they discover that, while the details of each relationship differ — the words and tactics that narcissists use are all so bizarrely the same!

It’s as if they consult one another, work from the same playbook, share game plans.

Who’s the Narcissist?

RUSH: We looked it up. In Obama’s 2010 State of the Union, he used the pronoun “I” 105 times. Trump last night used the pronoun “I” 29 times, and the personal pronoun “we” even more than that. Obama said, “I” 109 times, “I’m” 16 times, “my” 10 times, and “me” 11 times. So let’s add that up: 105 and 16 …

Op-Ed: A Year Of Trump Fatigue

Chattanooga Pulse

He surrounds himself with “bootlickers. He chronically overestimates his own value and underestimates the value of others.

His narcissism leads to misbehaviour. He is a bully. What some see as “counterpunching” is actually a very typical response to “narcissistic injury.” His cyberbullying is despicable.

Interview: Katie Burrell’s Revelstoke-made INFLUENCER comedic satire debuts Feb. 5

I asked Katie about the project’s take on narcissism, the basic human need for love, affection and understanding, and about trying to fill that yawning chasm of loneliness by substituting a real life for a fake one online. We also touched on the most important philosophical question of our time: if a ski tour …

Typographic Narcissism

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IN MY VIEW: Fearful of what this president has brought us

As a counsellor and therapist, I cannot help but see all the features of narcissism and grandiosity in the way in which our president treats individuals, groups and even other nations.

No one (even colleagues and appointed cabinet members) seem to be exempt from his self-serving anger and his belittling …

Eight-month-olds rape: Parents say the accused wanted to adopt her

NEW DELHI: Two days after an eight-month-old girl was raped by her cousin in northwest Delhi’s Shakurpur on Sunday, her outraged father said, “We almost lost our daughter to a man who always pretended to take care of her like his own daughter.” He said he knew his nephew habitually indulged in …

Judd Apatow slams Diane Keaton for standing by Woody Allen.

“I see a man [Allen] who wanted what he wanted and didn’t care that he was having an affair with a 19-year-old when he was 54 who was also his daughter’s sister.

He also took nude photos of this child who he had known since she was nine and left them out for his family to see. Narcissism.” I see a man …

Narcissist news media can’t stand being wrong either.

I enjoyed your article on narcissism on the editorial page. I wonder if the writer was looking in the mirror.

Have you ever noticed when the news will have blaring headlines that so-and-so is a guilty crook on the front page, but when it is all proved wrong it is a small article on an obscure page? Any material…

Judd Apatow hits out at Diane Keaton’s support of Woody Allen.

… a man who wanted what he wanted and didn’t care that he was having an affair with a 19-year-old when he was 54 who was also his daughter’s sister.”

The producer added: “He also took nude photos of this child who he had known since she was nine and left them out for his family to see. Narcissism.

Are you a narcissist?

My poetry has many diverse themes from madness to the mundane, from fantasy and fable to philosophical and the darkness of reality (whatever that is). I have been writing since I was 18 and have inspired other artists such as Benjamin Heine who created a piece of artwork called”filled with fire” from …WEB

How Does Narcissism Affect the Person Who Is It and Those Around Them?

We tend to flip say someone is Narcissistic and we say it in a negative tone, yet we are attracted to, live with and can enjoy those very people as well.

Nassicistic personality simply cannot see life the way you, however, what does that mean to you? And to them? And why does that type of …

Seven Signs You May Truly Be A Narcissist

A lot of people are actually narcissist without realising it, and Narcissistic personality disorder also tends to manifest itself at an early age. The truth is Narcissism can stem from childhood if the person was either overly pampered or overly criticised. This may cause such persons to struggle with insecurity, …

What Does It Mean To Be A Narcissist?

Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst Dr Gourgeuchon joins Karen Conti to talk about what it really means to be a narcissist.

She also explains the cons and pros of being a narcissist, provides advice on how to handle this kind of common personality disorder in your everyday life, and more. Audio Player.

Are narcissism and racism linked? They may be, in Donald Trump.

Like many 1950s-era schoolkids — maybe even Donald Trump — I learned much of what I knew about the world, such as the significant exports of Bolivia, from an encyclopedia.

Before Wikipedia existed, families like mine boasted a shelf full of impressively bound cream-coloured volumes, a compilation of …

Gaslighting: how to read the danger signs.

It’s not something I like to talk about much these days, and I struggled with whether I should even broach the subject here, but if even one person reads this and can save themselves the heartbreak and futility of trying to make a relationship with a narcissist work, it’s worthwhile. Gaslighting, as Ruth wrote, …

Mass shooters aren’t self-loathing — they’re humiliated narcissists.

One recent article in American Behavioral Scientist finds a compelling new link between mass shooters and narcissistic, aggressive behaviour.

Findings by Brad Bushman, a professor of communication and psychology at Ohio State University, contrast with the widely perceived notion that mass killers …

Melania Trump Is An ‘Opportunist’ Who ‘Is Extremely Likely To Also Be Narcissistic,’ Writes PhD…

Author Elesa Zehndorfer answered the query, “If President Donald Trump is a narcissist, then what is the personality of Melania?”

The author surmised a theory somewhat different than that of victim espoused in “Free Melania” campaigns. Instead, Elesa profiled Melania as an “opportunist,” and ascribed …

The Confusing Narcissistic Cycle of Abandonment and Return

It begins with the narcissist feeling shame. It could be shame about childhood abuse, the socioeconomic state of their family, an embarrassing moment, or being exposed as a failure, incompetent, unintelligent, or a fraud.

Either way, the shame hits them to the core of their deep-rooted insecurity and them…

How to heal after dating a narcissist or sociopath

But it’s a whole different, er, monster when you’re breaking up with a narcissist, a sociopath, or a combination of both. This was no ordinary relationship; therefore, it’s no usual path to recovery.

“You realise that the relationship felt real to you, but the [another person] faked it the entire time,” says Andrea …

Unhinged: Michael Moore assails Trump, ‘unfit,’ ‘narcissist, ‘sociopath,’ ‘threat to humanity.’

Donald J. Trump has proven himself to be utterly unfit for office, a threat to our country, and imminent danger to the world.

He is not well; he is a malignant narcissist and an active sociopath.

And because he holds the codes to fire nuclear weapons, he is a singular threat to humanity. This situation …

This Could Be Why Many Mass Shooters Turn to Violence

Obviously, Bushman’s research doesn’t imply that all narcissists have violent tendencies. But, as Bushman writes in his study, “After doing research on aggression and violence for over 30 years I have come to the conclusion that the most harmful belief people can have is the belief that they are superior …

Narcissistic Brainwashing: How Larry Nassar Thinks.

All your life, you think one way. Your family is fine. Normal. Apparently, love hurts. But you stay because your family convinced you that strangers would cut, abuse and rape you.

Then one memorable day, you discovered narcissism. And everything changed. Everything. You rethought every relationship …

Baranyai: Google Arts app reveals our obsessive narcissism

It ranks among the cheesiest of pickup lines: “Is your portrait in a museum?” Yet the Google Arts & Culture app has succeeded at picking up selfies faster than an online dating service — by its own account, 30 million in a matter of days.

The free educational app courts users with a chance to explore more …

Narcissists don’t just love their selfies, they love yours too

A new study from Sejong University in Seoul, South Korea found that narcissistic people tend to post more selfies on Instagram.

It’s not an especially surprising finding, considering that part of what characterises narcissism is an obsession with one’s own appearance. But the study had a more surprising …

Do western societies promote narcissism?

Universitätsmedizin Berlin report that people who grew up in the former western states of Germany have higher levels of narcissism than those whose socialisation took place in the former eastern countries. Between 1949 and 1989/90, life in West Germany was characterised by a culture of individualism, …

What is A Sociopath?

There is an active element of narcissism in this disorder. One key component of antisocial personality disorder is that the person doesn’t feel any guilt or shame for what they have done to others.

They don’t find the need to apologise for their wrongs. People who have antisocial personality disorder have …

Comparing narcissism and self-esteem in East and West Germany

Narcissism scores are higher in individualistic cultures compared with more collectivistic cultures. However, the impact of sociocultural factors on narcissism and self-esteem has not been well described.

Germany was formerly divided into two different social systems, each with distinct economic, political …

An opinion shouldn’t make you a pariah.

Courier Mail

Why do some people feel their “group” is being insulted even when no insult is intended? Enter collective narcissism. Think own narcissism on steroids. Psychology lecturer Agnieszka Golec de Zavala, at Goldsmiths, University of London, says collective narcissists are the most dangerous of all and …

Reclaim Your Life & Break Free From Narcissistic Abuse

Information, advice and recovery programs designed to help you understand narcissistic abuse and empower you to take control of your life again.

No one should feel the trauma and shame of narcissistic abuse. You feel confused, distraught and powerless. Deep down, you know this person is wrong for you and that they’re intentionally harming you, but you feel like you can’t stop obsessing about them. You may feel astounded that you can’t leave them … and stay away.






2 reacties op “Narcissism in the news and media.”

  1. Tecla avatar

    Ik erger me nogal behoorlijk aan de nieuwe rage. Alsof je elke idioot kwijt kan onder de stoornis narcisme. Ik denk dat de mensen die echt met een narcist van de zuiverste soort te maken hebben zich door deze nieuwe rage nog meer onbegrepen voelen. De echte narcisten zullen lekker gedijen in deze nieuwe rage. Zij zijn zeer hip en voorzagen jaren geleden al dat zij het voortouw namen in deze normale gang van ontwikkeling in de maatschappij.

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