Most bullies enjoy demeaning, torturing, belittling, etc. It gives them a feeling of power and a sense of superiority. Worse, to them, it’s fun!
Children were never meant to lead or set the rules. They’re meant to be attentive students in a moral development school, under the tutilage of competent, trustworthy teachers and role models.
Toxic relationship recovery is always challenging and often complicated. And the aftermath of a toxic relationship can be just as challenging as the relationship itself.
Solid character requires a healthy, balanced ego – one neither too weak nor overpowering, and neither too meek nor grandiose.
Some folks never seem to learn or change their ways, even in the face of failure. Real change, meaningful, lasting change, is a matter of the heart, not the brain.
There are many misconceptions about love. And some of these can be catastrophic when it comes to our overall welfare.
Some things in life sure do seem like love. And too many come to realize what love really is and isn’t too late in a relationship, when they’ve already invested a lot. The sense of dissapointment, disillusionment, and betrayal that inevitably follows can be a serious soul crusher.
Mature character demands we outgrow our natural egocentrism. But an entitled, egocentric, narcissistic culture holds many of us back.
With narcissistic personalities, one description does not really fit all. Vulnerable, “compensatory” types are very different from their heartless, “grandiose” counterparts.
Emotional Romeos are masters of seduction. They can sweep you off your feet at first, but they’ll inevitably bring you pain and heartache.