Understanding Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome: Ten Tips To Defend Against It

An Excerpt from The Human Magnet Syndrome: The Codependent Narcissist Trap (2018) Lately, an increasing number of books, articles, blogs, YouTube videos, and social networking sites are focusing on Narcissistic AbuseSyndrome (NAS), also known as Narcissistic Victim Syndrome. Like most newly recognized and understood psychological or relational phenomena, descriptive and diagnostic data must be developed so it can be […]

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The Most Painful of All Disorders: Borderline Personality Disorder

Excerpt from The Human Magnet Syndrome: The Codependent Narcissist Trap (2018) Borderline Personality Disorder – or “BPD” – may be among the most stigmatized of mental disorders. Currently, there are rumblings in the mental health field about the negative implications of the term itself, as many consider it misleading and fraught with negative associations. BPD […]

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The Good-Parent Fantasy – Why Narcissists Need To Have Children

From The Human Magnet Syndrome’s  (2018) Chapter Eight: The Origins of Codependency  Like everything else in their lives, pathologically narcissistic adults need to be parents so they can feel good/better about themselves. Despite their public proclamations, everything is always about, for and because of themselves, and never the child. Having a child allows them to […]

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What is Gaslighting?

NAS is a chronic pattern of physical, emotional, and/or sexual abuse perpetrated by a pathological narcissist against weak and more vulnerable individuals. Because NAS victims typically lack confidence, self-esteem, and social supports, they are prone to feeling trapped by the perpetrator. The experience of being trapped may be an accurate assessment or a result of […]

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Gaslighting Logic

Gaslighting Logic: the distorted and flawed reasoning ability of a gaslighting victim. A sustained campaign of inculcated false narratives results in the scrambling of the gaslit prey’s thoughts, emotions, and intellectual capacities to the point of becoming impaired. This results in brainwashing out the victim’s logical thoughts and reasoning skills, replacing them with the carefully […]

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Gaslighting & Codependency

Gaslighting is a brainwashing strategy perpetrated by highly manipulative and completely or partially sociopathic narcissists who live secretly and undetected in our society. Like child molesters, gaslighters can “smell” prey, who are vulnerable to believing in their false altruism, affection, and promises of protection. Gaslighting occurs when the gaslighter systematically manipulates the environment so their […]

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Vitamin L (Love) Deficiency

Vitamin L (Love) Deficiency My Vitamin L(ove) Deficiency idea further illustrates the impact of that neglect and deprivation, or attachment trauma, on an adult’s future mental and physical health. This awareness represents the sum of the nurturing (LRC) children receive from healthy parents during their formative years. When parents unconditionally give Vitamin L, children develop […]

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