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The gift of gratitude

In this country, most people are preparing for a big feast day tomorrow.  Yes, the irony is that giving thanks is blurring into a national leave family and rush to spend money on the hot deals blasted by savvy advertisers, … Continue reading

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Where there’s smoke

Passive aggressive men don’t get angry.  At least they’ll tell you they aren’t angry.  No matter how their words, tone, and behavior show anger, they’ll say they aren’t angry.  Much smoke, but denial of anything generating it. I know many … Continue reading

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Choking on gratitude (article concluson)

After helping me to understand why he struggles with such an inability to apologize,  the article goes on to discuss gratitude, or the narcissistically driven person’s lack of it. Substitutes for simple gratitude are listed as conferring approval, reversing roles, … Continue reading

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Just in case

Just in case the links go wonky, here is the article in entirety: Narcissistic Pathology of Everyday Life: The Denial of Remorse and Gratitude Nancy McWilliams, Ph.D. Stanley Lependorf, Ph.D. This essay attempts a phenomenological study of ordinary, day-to-day manifestations … Continue reading

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Best article on behavior of narcissists (part one)

Before I can’t find a link at all (it used to be easy to find on the net), I want to share this article with all of you:   The Denial of Remorse and Gratitude by Nancy McWilliams, Ph.D. and … Continue reading

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