Category Archives: gaslighting

The Emotional Romeo is a Thief of Hearts

The Emotional Romeo sweep you off your feet. But it’s one thing to desire only to love someone and quite another to be more interested in getting someone to love you.

Character Disturbance is a Spectrum Phenomenon

While character disturbance is widepread, it occurs along spectra of both type and degree. Not every empathy-impaired person is a psychopath. And not all folks with narcissistic traits and tendencies are the same. Getting the right information and finding the right help can be a real challenge.

Covert-Aggression and the Gaslighting Effect

Some accomplished fighters aggress in subtle, stealthy tactics that enable them to use and abuse while still looking good. It’s no wonder folks on the receiving end of such behavior feel crazy! 

Aggressive Narcissism Has Many Forms

Narcissism comes in many forms. And aggressive narcissists create the biggest relationship problems.

Self-Awakening in Times of Darkness

The ultimate tragedy of our times is that decent, naturally luminous people get snatched from the light within them by disturbed characters and have a hard time finding their way back.

Pathological Pride Rejects and Blocks the Light

Pathological pride happens when our hearts are so full of our egoic selves that there isn’t any room left for the Source.

Blaming Others Is Not a Defense but a Tactic

Blaming others is not unconscious defense. It’s a conscious tactic to throw you on the defensive while refusing to internalize a behavioral norm.

Is Therapy for Everyone?

Do we all need therapy? Perhaps not. Could most of us benefit from a little therapy? Probably, especially if it’s the right kind.