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Narcissistic Hoover and Discard at Warp Speed

"Ah, this takes me back," Howard commented on The Big Bang Theory. "...I mean, don’t get me wrong, I love your new stuff, but once in a while it’s nice to hear the hits." And it's the "hits," the "classics," the basics of narcissism we're revisiting this month in Narcissism Meets Normalcy.

What I didn't expect was for Fate to put me through a hoover/discard scenario with a real-life narcissist over the weekend. It was amazing how fast it all happened! At...
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Going Forward With ADHD


I'm a member of several online communities that are populated with people who have ADHD. These places are great for hanging out in.

They allow us to be ourselves, to relax. We are surrounded, when there, by people who are quick to point out inappropriateness, and even quicker to forgive it.

And these communities continue to grow. One of them, a Facebook group that's been around for a few years now, seemed to be...
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Is Jesus All You Need for Emotional Healing?

All my life I've watched people stand up in church and tearfully tell how all their problems were solved by inviting Jesus into their heart (a phrase not found in the Bible, btw.) And all my life, their claims bothered me. I just didn't buy it. No therapy. No counseling. No journaling. No learning. No soul searching. No recovery. Their testimonies implied that Jesus healed everything from pain from narcissistic abuse to addiction with absolutely no effort on their part, no...
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11 Different Ways to Sound Like a Great Lover

A new Love Month cartoon!

Last week's cartoon was the first one for Love Month in Psych Central! It included a Vinegar Valentine, and talked about matters of the heart. Maybe it wasn't the kindest cartoon I've ever

For any cartoon you enjoy, you’re invited to share it anyplace except Pinterest. (Pinterest grabs the whole image, which is not cool. Facebook just uses thumbnails, which IS cool.) And thank you for sharing every week on Facebook and Twitter.

All rights reserved, and content, including cartoons...
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Social Media as Addiction and Negative Coping

Most people understand how social media can be beneficial to its users. However, there is a lot of misunderstanding or misinformation regarding its detrimental effects and elements. In this article, we will look into it in more depth to understand how social media sites like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and so on impact people’s lives, and why people use it in the first place.
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