How can you tell if a narcissist is really sorry? Easy. They’re not. Genuine remorse requires the ability to take responsibility for one’s actions. It also requires empathy and a conscience. Abilities and qualities that personality disordered people typically don’t possess. Perhaps they’re capable of approximating empathy, accountability and the ability to feel shame every […]
Narcissists and Borderlines Idealize Then Devalue
Narcissists and borderlines idealize then devalue. So do histrionics and other members of the Cluster B variety pack for that matter. There are three stages in relationships with personality disordered abusers: idealize, devalue and discard. Sometimes these stages end abruptly — or it can seem like it. In reality, it’s usually more a matter of […]
Why Do Narcissists Hate It When You Go No Contact?
Why do narcissists hate it when you go No Contact? This just doesn’t apply to exes, friends or family with NPD, by the way. Typically, borderlines, histrionics and the rest of the Cluster B variety pack also hate it when reliable narcissistic supply (i.e., enablers and scapegoats) goes No Contact, too. Basically, these individuals hate […]