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When he’s caught redhanded (part seven)

The article I’m discussing here takes a closer look at what seems like an apology, but is actually a substitution for an apology.  What happens when he can’t deny or explain it away?  It talks about recriminations as one of … Continue reading

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Is he apologizing? (part six)

This part of the article talks about what looks like an apology, but really isn’t.  If someone seems to be apologizing, but you still feel in your gut that something is off, the explanation might be in this part. Here’s … Continue reading

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Appealing to good intentions (part five)

This was one of the most helpful parts of the article to me.  Gaining insight into how real his ‘intentions’ are vs. reality. Bolding below is mine. “People who are engaged in defending their internal grandiosity may become adept at … 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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