Category Archives: Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Twenty Signs Your Abuser is a Narcissist

Do you suspect that you are suffering emotional abuse from someone who has narcissistic personality disorder? Here are twenty of the most common behaviors you may be experiencing: Does he rage when his opinion, point of view, or idea is … Continue reading

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Why Is It So Hard To Leave Your Narcissistic Abuser

Narcissistic Abuse Expert Randi Fine discusses the many reasons why it is so hard to leave your abuser (romantic and family). She empowers you to move past your confusion, doubts, and fears, and offers you the tools you need to … Continue reading

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What It Means When a Narcissist Says “I Love You”

Written by Athena Staik, Ph.D. Dear Codependent Partner, What I’m about to say is not something I’d ever say or admit (to you), because to do so would end the winner-takes-all-game that is my main source of pleasure in life — one that effectively keeps … Continue reading

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Feeling Isolated in the Aftermath of Narcissistic Abuse

Isolation, Loneliness, and Disconnection in the Aftermath of Narcissistic Abuse Written by Randi G. Fine, Author of Close Encounters of the Worst Kind Every survivor of narcissistic abuse experiences feelings of isolation, loneliness, and disconnection in the beginning stages of … Continue reading

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Is Your Abuser a Narcissist

The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) defines Narcissistic Personality Disorder by the following nine traits. To be diagnosed as having this disorder a person must have at least five of these traits. A grandiose … Continue reading

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How to Spot a Narcissist on the Prowl

Recognizing the Red Flags Article Written by Randi G. Fine Author of Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: The Narcissistic Abuse Survivor’s Guide to Healing and Recovery Narcissists are everywhere. These predators covertly walk among us in droves. Adept at … Continue reading

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Strategies Tips and Tactics for Dealing with NPD Abuse

How to Manipulate Your Manipulator Plus Helpful Tips For Getting Through the Holidays You can also listen to this by going to the recorded version of the December 14, 2018 show on A Fine Time for Healing. Randi G. Fine … Continue reading

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Is Your Inner Dialogue Keeping You Stuck In Pain

Changing the Way You Talk to Yourself Randi G. Fine, Author From the book Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: The Narcissistic Abuse Survivor’s Guide to Healing and Recovery © 2017 Each of us has a subconscious inner voice, called … Continue reading

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Broken Sons of Narcissistic Mothers

Sons of a Narcissistic Mothers Randi G. Fine, Author From the book Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: The Narcissistic Abuse Survivor’s Guide to Healing and Recovery © 2017 The experience I have with sons of narcissistic mothers was gained … Continue reading

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Taking Back Control From Your Narcissistic Abuser

How to Blow Your Abuser’s Mind If you really want to blow your narcissistic abuser’s mind, use the same deceptive tactics he uses on you. Gaslight him. Insist that you didn’t see what he said you saw, hear what he … Continue reading

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