Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Grieving the Death of the Living

Grieving the Death of the Living Mourning an Abuser Who is Still Alive Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine There are things that we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and people we can’t …

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Twelve of the Most Common Lies Narcissists Tell

Twelve of the Most Common Lies Narcissists Tell Posted on Psych Central 9/12/2018 Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine It’s common knowledge that manipulative personalities tend to engage in a great deal of pathological lying and deceit. In fact, compulsive lying is associated with narcissistic and antisocial personality disorders – likely connected to …

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The Narcissist’s Play Book

The Narcissist’s Playbook Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Over the many years that I’ve been engaged in the field of narcissistic abuse recovery I have discovered something remarkable; narcissists far and wide seem to be operating from the same playbook. I don’t know who wrote …

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Complex Trauma

Complex Trauma The National Child Traumatic Stress Network Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Complex trauma describes both children’s exposure to multiple traumatic events—often of an invasive, interpersonal nature—and the wide-ranging, long-term effects of this exposure. These events are severe and pervasive, such as abuse or profound neglect. They usually occur early in …

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Cognitive Dissonance: The Saboteur Narcissistic Abuse Victims Rely On

Cognitive Dissonance The Saboteur Narcissistic Abuse Victims Rely On Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Cognitive dissonance is a psychological term used to describe the mental discomfort that comes from having two conflicting thoughts at the same time. Driven to relieve the loss of mental equilibrium, …

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Healing Childhood Trauma as an Adult

9 Steps to Healing Childhood Trauma as an Adult Written by Andrea Brandt, Ph.D. M.F.T. Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Trauma generates emotions, and unless we process these emotions at the time the trauma occurs, they become stuck in our mind and body. Instead of healing from the wounding event, the trauma …

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Tyrannical Rule of the Narcissistic Father

Image Source Tyrannical Rule of the Narcissistic Father Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine A father’s role is to love, protect, support and guide his children. Narcissistic fathers do none of those things. They are cruel, arrogant bullies who take advantage of vulnerable children—children who so want and need …

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Divorce and Narcissism

Divorce and Narcissism How to Communicate, Set Boundaries, and Get What You NEED From a Narcissist Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Just saying the word divorce is tough and the grief can be so overwhelming.  No one prepares you for it.  The pain, the fear, the sadness, and the anger are debilitating. …

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Healing Narcissistic Trauma

The Free Online Healing Narcissistic Trauma Conference October 1st-5th Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Feeling stuck in an abusive relationship? Feeling that you will never be free of your narcissist? Are you overwhelmed by all the unknowns when you leave? Do you want to break the cycle for your children? The Free Online Healing …

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Narcissists Objectify and Dehumanize

Narcissists Objectify and Dehumanize Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Narcissists’ consciences, though impaired and provisional, do not allow them to abuse undeserving people. Before launching their campaigns of abuse against people, they must clear their  “consciences” by first objectifying them and then dehumanizing them. Once perceived as valueless, they feels …

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