When It's All About Them: Being Involved with a Narcissist

Dr. Robin Berman “Narcissists take everything so personally because underneath their grandiose bravado lurks profound self-loathing—they need to be shored up by constant external praise.”
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Dr. Habib Sadeghi on Being vs. Doing: Growing With Balance

“The less dominant or less expressed parts of our personalities atrophy, fade into the background, and end up becoming what some have called our “shadow” self.”
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How Women Undermine Themselves With Words

“In our culture, an outspoken, confident woman is probably not going to be liked by everyone all the time.”
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Jill Willard “The feminine is what synthesizes our experience—it’s a large part of the practice of being in the now and present, of feeling the moment.”
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The Legacy of the Narcissistic Parent

Dr. Robin Berman “Sometimes children of narcissists assume that every person they’re close to will need the same kind of hyper-attention and appeasement that their parent did—and unconsciously begin doing mental backbends to please others.”
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