Category Archives: Manipulators

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! 

Narcissistic Characters and Character Disorders

Narcissistic characters run the gamut, from relatively benign “amorous,” “charming,” types to heartless and predatory types.

Aggressive Narcissists and other Narcissistic Types

Most aggressive personalities are also narcissistic. But not all narcissists are aggressor types. One example is the “amorous” type of narcissist.

Aggressive Narcissism Has Many Forms

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

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.

Empowering Attitudes for a Lifetime

Empowering attitudes are ways of looking at life and the world that are both freeing and confidence building.

Narcissistic Infatuation Can Seem Like Love

Narcissistic infatuation is a unique kind of relationship captivation that can eventually lead to addiction – addiction to a person.

Playing the Victim Goes Along with Blaming Others

To become empowered partners in abusive relationships have to see through their manipulator’s tactics, knowing in their heart how to distinguish a victim from a victimizer.

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.