Category Archives: Spirituality

Distorted Self Appraisal and Narcissism

Distorted self appraisal is a cardinal feature of narcissism. But grandiosity isn’t always a compensation for underlying feelings of low self-worth.

Vetting Character Is Challenging But Necessary

Adequately vetting a potential relationship partner’s character is more challenging and more important today than ever.

Curses of the Dysfunctional Family – Pt 1

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.

Conspiracy Gaslighting Takes a Heavy Toll

Gaslighting by conspiracy happens when a covert abuser persuades others that they’re the good guy and you’re the crazy one.

Why Most Narcissists Can’t Truly Love

Why Most Narcissists Can’t Truly Love Most narcissists can’t truly love. And that’s primarily because they have trouble with the foundational principle or “commandment” of wholesome character. I introduced this principle in Character Disturbance and discuss it at length in Essentials for the Journey.  In short, this principle involves being aware of one’s relationship to … Continue reading Why Most Narcissists Can’t Truly Love