Acquired Situational Narcissism (ASN) is a construct developed by the late Robert B. Millman, a professor of psychiatry at Cornell Medical School, to describe the late-onset Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) he identified in some of his celebrity patients. NPD usually develops in adolescence or early adulthood, whereas ASN can develop in the late teen years or deep into adulthood. Dr. Millman noted … Continue reading What is Acquired Situational Narcissism?
Many survivors who have children with narcissists are shocked at the ease with which some of them abandon their children. The reasons why may be rooted in the narcissist's dysfunctional family of origin. These are high conflict family units with power imbalances, rampant denial, low empathy, and little to no boundaries. Characteristics of a dysfunctional … Continue reading Why do narcissists discard their own children?
Narcissistic Abuse Rehab is among the Top 60 Narcissist Blogs and Websites in 2019. Today, I received a message from Anuj Agarwal, the Founder of Feedspot congratulating Narcissistic Abuse Rehab for being selected as one of the Top 60 Narcissist Blogs and Websites in 2019 on the web! Thank you, Anuj, for supporting our effort … Continue reading Narcissistic Abuse Rehab is one the Top 60 Narcissism Blogs
Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) usually starts during the teenage years or early adulthood. While many teenagers may be somewhat narcissistic, this is a normal part of development. For this reason, clinicians are reluctant to diagnose NPD in minors. At the same time, it is natural for parents to want to cultivate empathy in their children and … Continue reading 15 Signs of a Fledgling Narcissist
Our theme for the month of November is Men's Mental Health and Suicide Awareness. Narcissistic Abuse Rehab will be using our platform to raise awareness on these critical issues. Men often neglect their mental health Social pressure on men and boys to conform to traditional gender roles can place a heavy burden on men's mental … Continue reading Honoring Men’s Mental Health in November
Coercive Control is the malicious subjugation of one person by another. The aggressor uses a pattern of acts of assault, threats, humiliation, and intimidation to inflict harm and punishment on the person they wish to dominate through fear. The aggressor takes control of the other person through a series of acts aimed to make the … Continue reading What is Coercive Control?
The inaugural episode of the Narcissistic Abuse Rehab Podcast is called 'The Cycle of Narcissistic Abuse!' In this episode we talk about the distinguishing characteristics of narcissistic abuse: The consequences of the low levels of affective or emotional empathy in a narcissistic partner in a relationship. The type of characteristics narcissistic abusers seek out in … Continue reading The Cycle of Narcissistic Abuse
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we have created the 'Are You In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship?' workbook! 'Are You In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship? is a self-reflection tool to help you assess the health of your relationship. Part One is a curated selection of questions that will give you clarity about your partner's … Continue reading FREE E-Book: ‘Are You In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship?’