Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome

Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome By Amy J.L. Baker, Ph.D. Updated: August 19, 2021Categories: Children and Divorce, Parenting and Step-Families Narcissistic Abuse and Guidance with Randi Fine Alienating parents utilize techniques similar to those employed by cult leaders, including withdrawing love, creating loyalty binds, cultivating dependency, repeating negative statements about the targeted parents, and …

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Is It Love, Lust or Attachment: How to Know the Difference

The Difference Between Love, Lust, and Attachment: Why We Have It All Wrong Written by Jeremy Scott Lambert for Tiny Buddha Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine “Try not to confuse attachment with love. Attachment is about fear and dependency and has more to do with love of self than love of another.” …

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How to Disarm a Narcissist During Divorce Mediation

How to Disarm a Narcissist During Divorce or Custody Mediation Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert and Coach Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Have you ever noticed how the goal post keeps moving when dealing with a narcissist? The rules, expectations, behaviors, and conduct are consistently inconsistent. Narcissists use random and …

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Recognizing Your Codependent Tendencies

Recognizing Your Codependent Tendencies From the Website Night Vision for Women Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Your healing begins once you recognize and acknowledge your codependent tendencies. This list illuminates the pain and self esteem issues of someone who has those tendencies: My good feelings about who I am stem from being liked by you. My …

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Living In Denial About Narcissistic Abuse: A Cautionary Tale

Living In Denial About Narcissistic Abuse A Cautionary Tale Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine It may seem as living in denial about narcissistic abuse, closing off the part of yourself that allows you to face the truth, is the easiest way to deal with the painful trauma of …

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How to Divorce a Narcissist: Strategies and Tips

Are You Married to a Narcissist and Thinking About Divorce? Written by Narcissistic Abuse Expert Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Are you married to a narcissist and thinking about divorce? Following are eleven steps to take for the best possible outcome, and eight important tips to keep in mind. Steps …

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When Denial Keeps You Stuck in Pain

Denial: When it helps, when it hurts Written by Mayo Clinic Staff Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Denial is a coping mechanism that gives you time to adjust to distressing situations — but staying in denial can interfere with treatment or your ability to tackle challenges. If you’re in denial, you’re trying …

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Mothers Day Joyful For Some Dreadful For Others

13 Ways to “Celebrate” If Mother’s Day Is Hard for You Article Written by Annie Wright, LMFT For some, Mother’s Day will feel like a wonderful day, perhaps filled with brunch, flowers and time and energy spent with the woman you love—your Mom. Or maybe you’ll revel in having your own little ones bring you …

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Narcissistic Mother’s Day Cards

Randi Fine is an internationally renowned narcissistic abuse expert and coach, and the author of the groundbreaking book Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: The Narcissistic Abuse Survivor’s Guide to Healing, the most comprehensive, most well researched, and most up-to-date book on this subject. In addition to helping survivors recognize their abuse and heal from …

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The Eight Symptoms of Parental Alienation

The Eight Symptoms of Parental Alienation Written by J. Michael Bone, PhD. The first symptom of Parental Alienation is the “Campaign of Denigration”. This refers to the child’s view of the “hated” parent. It is important to understand that this is composed of two components. First, the campaign of denigration refers to the one being …

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