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Understanding Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome: Ten Tips on Defending 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 Abuse Syndrome (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 accepted in broader clinical/mental health circles. The more that is researched and written about it,...
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HYPNOTIC LOVE: CHEMISTRY and LIMERENCE 


FROM CHAPTER 4 OF "THE HUMAN MAGNET SYNDROME: THE CODEPENDENT NARCISSIST TRAP (2018)"


When two romantically interested people have instant feelings of connection and comfort, they are experiencing relational chemistry. Chemistry is a reflexive and automatic phenomenon; that is, it is simultaneously and mutually experienced by oppositely compatible people. People often refer to this reaction as feeling “sparks” or love at first sight. The chemistry provokes a shared emotional experience of hope, excitement, and...
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