6 Strong Signs You Have Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome

Is it possible you’re dealing with a narcissist?

Like many people who’ve endured Narcissistic and emotional abuse, you probably didn’t realize what was happening to you until you reached a point of near insanity and began searching desperately for reasons why your fairytale romance took a grievous turn for the worse.

Further, the person you love has made you feel you can’t do anything right. The salvation of the relationship always lies on the distant horizon and is entirely dependent upon your changing something about yourself– which is impossible to do (in spite of frantic efforts on your part) – because the person you care about constantly changes the goal posts.

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ADHD Symptoms at Different Ages

It’s not always easy to spot ADHD symptoms. This checklist can help give you an idea of whether your child is showing signs of ADHD. Refer to this list as you observe your child over time. Keep in mind that all kids occasionally act in some of these ways. But kids with ADHD (also known as ADD) struggle a lot more with these behaviors than other kids their age.

If you’re concerned your child might have ADHD, you can print this list by clicking the view or download link below. Refer to it when talking with your child’s doctor about what you’re seeing.

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The relationship between Aspergers and depression

Sadly, depression is part of life for those living with Asperger’s syndrome. Yet it appears to be an often-ignored part of the condition.

According to research carried out in the University of Gothenburg up to 70% of young Adults with Aspergers Syndrome suffer from depression. This is in stark contrast to the 18% depression rate in the general population.

Even though individuals with autism are more likely to become depressed, they are less likely to pursue treatment because they may rather internalize the pain they are feeling than seek outside assistance. It also possible that they may be unable to articulate what exactly it is they are feeling. Difficulty in reading the facial expressions and body language of people who are on the autistic spectrum also means that depression is not easily observable from the outside.

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Home Remedies for Trigeminal Neuralgia

The trigeminal nerve is the main nerve controlling sensation in the face.

Trigeminal neuralgia occurs on one side of the face and manifests as excruciating, intermittent pain in the cheek, gums, chin or lips. Conventional medical treatments are available, but none is guaranteed.

Certain home remedies offer hope for pain relief, but there is no known cure. Consult a health care practitioner before initiating any herbal treatment for trigeminal neuralgia.

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My Husband Has autism, Asperger’s Syndrome

When I was dating my husband, I didn’t think too much about the fact that he’d been diagnosed with Asperger’s as a child. I started to think about it more once we were engaged. And since we’ve been married I’ve become fixated on finding resources (both books and websites) detailing the experiences of others in my situation.

I have to say, those websites and books have been depressing! I stopped reading and seeking out advice when most of it ended up being, “My husband has something wrong with him. He was diagnosed with Asperger’s, and now we’re getting a divorce.” I knew going into my marriage that I would have to take on the challenges but also the benefits that Asperger’s entails, and I wanted to learn all I could so I knew how to react and respond.

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7 Sneaky Things Narcissists Say to Get You Back

Narcissists rarely ever admit to it, but all of your worst fears regarding your relationship are playing out just underneath the radar of your awareness.

You know that ever-present, vague sense of dread you have in the pit of your stomach, wondering if they’re lying or telling the truth?  That’s your intuition, which can cause physical sensations in the body.

However, empathic and intuitive people sometimes get themselves into trouble by not listening to their intuition, which is very common when they find themselves in relationships with narcissists, sociopaths, and psychopaths.

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Herbs That Stop Chronic Nerve Pain

Numerous herbs may help stop your chronic, or long-term, nerve pain. According to the MedlinePlus website, nerve pain, or neuralgia, is pain that follows the path of a nerve. Many factors or conditions can cause chronic nerve pain, including certain drugs, diabetes, chronic renal insufficiency, shingles, syphilis, trauma, swelling and inflammation. Before taking herbs for your chronic nerve pain, talk with your doctor about possible side effects and proper dosage.

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10 Things Other Parents Need to Know About ADHD in Girls

I am excited to share this article with you about ADHD in girls. The ten questions featured in this series of “10 Things Other Parents Need to Know About…” are answered by a mother with ADHD about her young daughter, also with ADHD. This is incredibly insightful, empowering and educational. Please share this post with any of your friends who may looking for answers about their daughter’s behavior and possible struggles in school. Knowledge IS power. Here are the 10 things other parents need to know about ADHD in girls. 

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How The 3 Types of Narcissists Act on a First Date

You can predict how a narcissist will act in a relationship from your first date

When you say the word “Narcissist,” most people immediately picture an outgoing, extroverted person who appears supremely self-confident and immediately takes center stage in every gathering. While this is an apt brief description of the behavior of a typical Exhibitionist Narcissist who is feeling grandiose, it leaves out many other people who also have Narcissistic Disorders.

I have found it useful to divide Narcissistic Personality Disorder into three main subtypes: Exhibitionist, Closet, and Toxic. Some theorists give them different names or they may describe fewer or more types of Narcissists. The ones that I call Toxic Narcissists, they may call Malignant Narcissists; or they may describe all non-Exhibitionists as Covert Narcissists.  Putting the names aside, the easiest way to recognize which subgroup you are dealing with is by paying close attention to how they prefer to get their narcissistic supplies.

In brief:

1. Exhibitionist Narcissists:  Want to be admired
2. Closet Narcissists:  Want to be associated with someone that they admire
3. Toxic Narcissists:   Want to dominate and make the other person feel worthless

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