How do narcissists control you? What techniques do they use?

  • Narcissists are self-obsessed individuals who control others for their personal gain; they use a few specific tactics for getting and maintaining control.
  • First, narcissists guarantee success by targeting codependents: the narcissist takes advantage of the codependent’s shortcomings.
  • Narcissists also try to make others feel special to gain control; for example, they might compliment or flatter the individual to get them on their side.
  • They then go on to play with difficult emotions like shock, awe, and guilt to maintain control over their victim.
  • Narcissists also gaslight or practice master manipulation; they weaken and destabilize their victims to gain control.
  • Finally, they’re hot and cold with their target, meaning that they utilize positive and negative emotions or moments ...

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Don't suffer in silence.

Sertraline - Zoloft
Venlafaxine - Effexor
Citalopram - Celexa
Mirtazapine -Remeron
Fluoxetine - Prozac
Duloxetine - Cymbalta
Quetiapine - Seroquel
Lamotrigine - Lamictal
Escitalopram - Lexapro
Bupropion - Wellbutrin
Lorazepam - Ativan
Clonazepam - Klonopin

If you're savvy enough to know what these medications are or know a loved one who takes them, then I don't have to describe to you what this post is regarding. But in case you don't, I will fill you in.

This medication allows people to deal with normal day-to-day life. Although most days it leaves them tired, spaced out, emotionless or even super emotional. Crazy right? Why would anyone want to feel like that? Well this is why!!

You see, some people suffer from severe depression and anxiety. In their brain things don't sit right. Something seems different. They notice little differences that other people wouldn't. Most days the ...

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From Katie Morton

We hear the terms trauma and PTSD more and more. Yet many people still believe that trauma can only result from experiences that are particularly extreme. But trauma is an emotional response that can stem from a wide variety of upsetting experiences, leaving us feeling anxious, weighed down by negative emotions or memories, or feeling like we lack security.

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  • By Katie Morton LMFT

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