5 thoughts on “The Narcissist’s Playbook: Ten Tactics to Recognize

  • August 26, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    I am learning that as a woman who was unloved by my mother, I am particularly susceptible to narcissists

  • August 29, 2017 at 11:18 am

    Recognizing that this is a mother daughter blog, I feel the need to point out that unhealthy narcissism is a people problem, so use of “he” throughout the article seems an unfortunate choice of pronoun. They come in all flavors and preferences, no?

    • August 29, 2017 at 11:32 am

      Yes, it’s a mother-daughter blog. Note too that I wrote: “Please feel free to switch up genders but I have written it using masculine pronouns because men dominate the far end of the narcissistic spectrum.” Sorry, but I think I covered all of that.

      • August 29, 2017 at 12:46 pm

        Ah yes, I see the disclaimer now. Apologies for overlooking that. I share the recommendation of the Dr. Craig Malkin’s Rethinking Narcissism for the broader people issues, healthy feelings of “special” vs. the alternatives including Narcissistic Personality Disorder… Peace out.

      • August 29, 2017 at 4:13 pm

        It’s fine. Dr. Malkin and I often cross promote, in fact. He’s one of my go-to gurus and a friend.


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