“The predator wants your silence. It feeds their power, entitlement, and they want it to feed your shame.” ~Viola Davis
Let’s talk about narcissists and their sense of entitlement, shall we? As infuriating as it can be, a lot of us sort of miss the sense of entitlement in our list of issues with them. That’s because it is one of those sort of sneaky personality traits that allows narcissists to feel justified in their abusive behavior toward the people in their lives.
So let me ask you: do you know an entitled narcissist?
Fact: Narcissists are known for their sense of entitlement – in addition to their lack of empathy and selfish behavior. Today we’re covering the narcissist’s sense of entitlement, including their unreasonable expectations of especially favorable treatment or requirements of your automatic compliance with their expectations. It’s always all about the narcissist. Today, we’ll learn how to manage and deal with the narcissist and their big, often unearned, sense of entitlement.
In this video, I’ll fill you in on how people with NPD (and other cluster b disorders) tend to use manipulation to get what they want from people who suffer from codependency – and it’s so much deeper than just gaslighting…
Can you relate to this video? Are you dealing with a toxic narcissist in your life? Find out for sure, learn how it’s affecting you and figure out how to heal with the quizzes below. Each quiz is free and will direct you to resources that might be useful in your recovery from narcissistic abuse.
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Angela Atkinson is a certified trauma counselor and the author of more than 20 books on narcissism, narcissistic abuse recovery, and related topics. A recognized expert on narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder who has studied and written extensively on narcissistic personality disorder and narcissistic abuse in toxic relationships since 2006, she has a popular narcissistic abuse recovery YouTube channel. Atkinson was inspired to begin her work as a result of having survived toxic relationships of her own.
Atkinson offers trauma-informed narcissistic abuse recovery coaching and has certifications in trauma counseling, life coaching, level 2 therapeutic model, CBT coaching, integrative wellness coaching, and NLP. She is a certified trauma support coach and certified family trauma professional. She also has a professional PTSD counseling certification. Her mission is to help those who have experienced the emotional and mental devastation that comes with narcissistic abuse in these incredibly toxic relationships to (re)discover their true selves, stop the gaslighting and manipulation, and move forward into their genuine desires – into a life that is exactly what they choose for themselves.
Along with her solution-focused life coaching experience, Atkinson’s previous career in journalism and research helps her to offer both accurate and understandable information for survivors of abuse in a simple-to-understand way that helps to increase awareness in the narcissistic abuse recovery community. Atkinson founded QueenBeeing.com Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Support, the SPANily Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Support Groups and the Life Makeover Academy.
She offers individual and group coaching for victims and survivors of narcissistic abuse at NarcissisticAbuseRecovery.Online.