Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

The Danger of Overusing The Narcissism Label

Does it trivialize the psychiatric condition?

Photo by Laurenz Kleinheider on Unsplash

Who do we think of when we hear the word narcissist? Is it our selfish sibling? Our abusive parent? Our troubled ex? Most of our friends? Every single celebrity?

We can run down the list, realizing that, wow, there are a lot of narcissists out there. And I never question it when other…




We don't talk enough about mental health.

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