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The Narcissist's Disabled and Challenged Children

By Sam Vaknin
Author of “Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited

The narcissist regards his disabled or challenged child as an insult, a direct challenge to his self-perceived… 555 more words


Why narcissists will never grow up.

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In the way

“I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.”

— Margaret Thatcher

This quote from Margaret Thatcher, though probably said in jest, is often closer to the truth than I’d like to admit.   975 more words


The struggle is real

Henry Nouwen, on St. Anthony’s experience with the transforming power of intentional solitude:

“How can we gain a clearer understanding of this transforming solitude? Let me try to describe in more detail the struggle as well as the encounter that takes place in this solitude. 416 more words


Day 38: Mysticism: Brains in Gear (Part I)

Yesterday I went through a book called “A Step Too Far: an evangelical critique of Christian Mysticism” by Marian Raikes. (of Oak Hill College). I disagree with much in the book, and find some of the arguments very weak. 994 more words

Contemplative Prayer

Let It Burn

“Step into the fire of self-discovery. This fire will not burn you, it will only burn what you are not.”
— Mooji 98 more words


Malignant narcissists: HSPs gone bad?

The concept of malignant narcissism and HSP traits coexisting in the same person is a matter that has very little research behind it (I could find nothing at all on Google), so this article is based on my own opinions, gleaned through a combination of my readings and personal observations of the narcissists I have known. 1,231 more words