Tag Archives: remorse

When positive reinforcement is toxic

Father’s day was probably harder than I was able to fully acknowledge within myself.  It’s the whole thing really.  How I loved (still do) my Dad so much, but how much hurt there was in so many ways.  One day … Continue reading

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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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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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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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