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Dealing with any narcissistic person is difficult but when you have a relationship with such a person, it can seem impossible. You feel alone and as though no one understands what you are going through. There doesn't seem to be anywhere to turn for help. Fortunately, the internet can show you that others share your despair. These 4 narcissism blogs are must reads for you and others who need to know that there are people who understand. Through these blogs, you will gain a better understanding of what affect narcissism has on relationships and where you may find some help in dealing with the issues involved.
If you have to deal with a narcissistic person in your life, whether that person is a parent, a sibling, a spouse or even an ex-spouse, the Narcissist in Your Life blog is a great one to read. It will help you understand the narcissistic personality and the rage that goes along with it. You will also learn how the children fair after growing up with a narcissistic parent and how narcissism can intensify with age. Reading this blog will help with understanding and living with a narcissist.
Living through narcissistic abuse leaves a person feeling as though they can never trust anyone again. If this is you or someone you care about, the blog titled How to Restore Your Trust Again After Narcissistic Abuse at Melanie Tonia Evans Narcissism and Relationships Blog. In this blog, Melanie shows that even though someone doesn't trust because of narcissistic abuse, that is exactly what they need to learn to do to help protect themselves from such abuse happening again. She helps you understand how the abuse destroys trust and how to get on the road to restoring trust.
Anyone who is married to a narcissist will benefit from reading How We Got Here: His Point of View, From My Perspective at the I Married a Narcissist blog. When you read about someone going through the same experiences you are, it helps a good deal. One thing you realize right away is that you are far from alone, especially in the internal conflict of whether to stay with your spouse or leave. If you married a narcissist, it is likely you will find yourself saying "That is me" quite a few times as you read to the end.
The first step in learning how to deal with a narcissistic person in a relationship is to learn as much as possible about the disorder and how it affects not only the person who has it but also those who care about the person. You want to learn from someone who knows the dynamics involved so the information you get is accurate. Dr. Craig Malkin is just such a person. After viewing the videos on his blog, you will be closer to understanding narcissistic personality disorder and how it affects your relationship with someone who has this problem.
You may be dealing with someone with narcissistic personality disorder or you may be the one suffering with this condition. Open Forest can help you find out if you or someone close to you is a narcissist. Take this simple self test and find out if you have problems with narcissism. If possible, get the one you care about but think may have this disorder to take the test. It is best to be as sure as possible before assuming the disorder is present. Once you know, you can take appropriate steps to better handle the disorder.