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New Quora Space for Narcissism and Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Information, Support and Answers

The QueenBeeing Team is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new way to get support for understanding the narcissist in your life and facilitating your own recovery from narcissistic abuse. Introducing Decoding Narcissism A New Quora Space for Narcissism and...

What You Need To Know About The Narcissist’s False Self

If you've ever been in a relationship with a narcissist or a toxic person of any sort, you might have some experience with seeing the narcissist's false self - and with being aware that there is a difference between the person the narcissist shows to the world at...

The #1 Thing a Narcissist Will Never Do

What is the #1 Thing a Narcissist Will Never Do? Validate You. Watch Video. One of the most difficult parts of dealing with a narcissist for me was the constant invalidation of my feelings, my thoughts, and my emotions. Since my first narcissist was a parent, I would...

Narcissists and the Karpman Drama Triangle

How narcissists fit in with the Karpman Drama Triangle and use it to manipulate and control you. Plus: how you can overcome this kind of manipulation and heal yourself of codependency in the process

The Narcissist Uses Honesty and Loopholes to Control You – This is How

(Prefer to watch/listen? See video on YouTube.) Is there such a thing as an honest narcissist? Or do all narcissists lie? Well, I got a pretty interesting comment on the video I produced last week on identifying covert narcissism in relationships. The viewer who...

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158 Signs You’re the Victim of Narcissistic Abuse

158 Signs You’re the Victim of Narcissistic Abuse

Could you be the victim of narcissistic abuse? If so, what can you do and how can you tell? Well, that's exactly what we're talking about today  - signs that you're the victim of narcissistic abuse (see video on YouTube).   What is narcissistic abuse? Let's begin...

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No Contact vs. Ghosting and Silent Treatment

No Contact vs. Ghosting and Silent Treatment

(Prefer to watch/listen? See video on YouTube!) If the silent treatment is a form of narcissistic abuse, does going no contact make you a narcissist? Lately, I've been seeing a lot of comments from viewers who are worried that they might be the narcissist in their...

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How To Make The Narcissist Miss You After The Discard

How To Make The Narcissist Miss You After The Discard

Have you ever found yourself wishing the narcissist would regret losing you? Do you want the narcissist to miss you? How to make the narcissist regret losing you and/or miss you after the discard – what you can expect from the narcissist, how they think about you once you’re gone and exactly what you can do to make them realize exactly what they’ve lost when they lost you. 

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What Are The Words That Destroy A Narcissist?

What Are The Words That Destroy A Narcissist?

(Prefer to listen or watch? See video on YouTube) You know that old saying, "sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me," right? We all know that isn't true - certain words really can hurt us. And we all know that narcissists have some pretty...

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The Cheating Narcissist: Why Narcissists Cheat, How They Get Away With It and Signs to Watch For

The Cheating Narcissist: Why Narcissists Cheat, How They Get Away With It and Signs to Watch For

…many narcissists have a need to cheat on their partners, and as research suggests, often even when things seem to be good in their marriages. And their reasons for cheating as well as their behavior around their infidelity are different than your average person. Narcissists are really good at putting on the mask of decency and convincing everyone around them that they’re standing on high moral ground even as they cheat on the person they once vowed to love and to be faithful to. They gaslight and manipulate everyone involved, and leave their partner (and often, also their secondary supply) with cognitive dissonance, confusion and a completely destroyed sense of self.

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What Happens When A Narcissist Can No Longer Control You?

What Happens When A Narcissist Can No Longer Control You?

Prefer to watch or listen instead of read? Watch on YouTube. Growing up, I was always "under my mother's thumb," as in, she was, as far as she was concerned, in control of every aspect of my life: my activities, thoughts, feelings, ideas - everything. And this didn't...

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Gaslighting: Examples, Definition and How to Deal

Gaslighting: Examples, Definition and How to Deal

(Prefer to watch/listen? Click here to see the video, which contains additional information, on YouTube) A client told me that when she was school-aged, her mother would have a lot of trouble getting up on time in the mornings to get her off to school. Back then, no...

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7 Reasons Why Narcissists Don’t Give Closure

7 Reasons Why Narcissists Don’t Give Closure

(Prefer to listen/watch instead of read? Click here to view on YouTube) One of my clients shared with me that her ex broke off their relationship in the most interesting way. She said that her ex told her he needed a little space, and abruptly moved out after 23 years...

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Recent FAQ on Narcissistic Abuse Recovery at QueenBeeing

Recent FAQ on Narcissistic Abuse Recovery at QueenBeeing

After a recent poll of my email subscribers, I noticed a few commonly asked questions and thought I'd share the answers with you as well. (Though, if you are one of my email insiders who completed the survey, you may have already seen this. If you aren't, you can...

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9 Things That Drive Narcissistic Mothers Crazy

9 Things That Drive Narcissistic Mothers Crazy

If you grew up with a narcissist mother, then you already know that the effects they have on their children as they grow up are profound and life-altering. The truth is that living with a narcissist can be difficult for anyone, but growing up in the care of one can...

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12 Big Fat Lies The Narcissist Wants You To Believe

12 Big Fat Lies The Narcissist Wants You To Believe

Lies Narcissists Want You To Believe - An empath friend of mine, let's call her Jane, was in a relationship a guy - we'll call him John - and while they didn't seem to be an ideal couple to the average eye, they managed to stay together almost 10 years. If we're being...

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Are you being catfished? Take the quiz!

Are you being catfished? Take the quiz!

After you go through narcissistic abuse and you finally get yourself free, you might find yourself looking for love through a dating app or an online dating website.  And you wouldn't be alone! In fact, according to an October 2019 study, 30 percent of US adults say...

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12 Toxic Relationship Red Flags

12 Toxic Relationship Red Flags

Today, I'm sharing 12 signs you're involved in a relationship with a narcissist, or that you're married to a narcissist. Plus: what attracts narcissists and exactly what to do if you're dealing with a narcissist in a toxic relationship. (See video on YouTube). When I...

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How to Stop Being Miserable

How to Stop Being Miserable

Aren't you tired of being miserable yet? Don't you wish you could just be happy already? If you’ve ever been in a relationship with a narcissist, you already know that they tend to cause a great deal of misery and unhappiness in their wake. In fact, narcissists and...

Narcissists and the Karpman Drama Triangle

Narcissists and the Karpman Drama Triangle

How narcissists fit in with the Karpman Drama Triangle and use it to manipulate and control you. Plus: how you can overcome this kind of manipulation and heal yourself of codependency in the process

What is a covert narcissist?

What is a covert narcissist?

Unlike the overt narcissist, the covert narcissist will not necessarily display narcissistic behavior that is immediately recognizable. You might even think they’re an empath because they seem so modest, so sensitive and so very unsure of themselves. A covert narcissist is someone who has narcissistic personality disorder (or might, if they’d ever go see a psychologist for a diagnosis), but who doesn’t seem to have the obvious grandiosity factor. They don’t always seem to act as self-important as the more overt narcissist. They don’t appear to feel like they’re better than everyone – at least not before you know them well. They appear to be vulnerable and oversensitive, which will often manifest in their behavior as hostility and defensiveness. They will be the one who is quietly looking down their nose at you, judging you and everyone else around them harshly and often unfairly.

158 Signs You’re the Victim of Narcissistic Abuse

158 Signs You’re the Victim of Narcissistic Abuse

Could you be the victim of narcissistic abuse? If so, what can you do and how can you tell? Well, that's exactly what we're talking about today  - signs that you're the victim of narcissistic abuse (see video on YouTube).   What is narcissistic abuse? Let's begin...

Are you being catfished? Take the quiz!

Are you being catfished? Take the quiz!

After you go through narcissistic abuse and you finally get yourself free, you might find yourself looking for love through a dating app or an online dating website.  And you wouldn't be alone! In fact, according to an October 2019 study, 30 percent of US adults say...

When Narcissistic Abuse Makes You Afraid to Leave Home

When Narcissistic Abuse Makes You Afraid to Leave Home

In the depths of my toxic relationship, I found myself feeling really sort of numb. I functioned like a robot and did just the bare minimum I needed to do to get by. When I finally left, I thought everything would change - I thought my life would suddenly get better...

Re: ‘Sorry, But Your Ex Probably Isn’t a Narcissist’

Re: ‘Sorry, But Your Ex Probably Isn’t a Narcissist’

Re: "Sorry, But Your Ex Probably Isn't a Narcissist" (The Truth!)  - In this video, Dana Morningstar from Thrive After Abuse and I respond to this article on Psychology Today. From the article: "It seems there is a great hunger for info on narcissistic personality...

Challenge Your Conditioning & Take Back Your Life!

Challenge Your Conditioning & Take Back Your Life!

Challenge Your Conditioning (Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life) -Are you ready to take back your life after a toxic relationship? Learn how to challenge your conditioning so you can change your thoughts and change your life! Have a question you need me to answer?...

If you’re tired of hearing about narcissists, this is for you.

If you’re tired of hearing about narcissists, this is for you.

In this video, I'm introducing the brand new Shine Buzz Daily Show on YouTube. Tired of Binge-Watching Narcissist Videos? Watch this. Life hasn’t always been a bed of roses for you as a narcissistic abuse survivor. But you've learned your lessons, and you’ve done a...

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