Narc Alarms
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Narc Alarms

How Narcissists Use Shame to Manipulate and Control

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Shame is an isolating emotion. That makes it a powerful weapon for manipulative people, including narcissists. Isolated prey are easier to capture and control. Narcissists induce shame in their targets, because it creates the urge to self-sequester. Subtle insults and devaluation are the most common tactics. Nothing is ever quite good enough. Conscientious people want to improve themselves and their…

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Kitanya Harrison

Kitanya Harrison

*squinting in Nanny of the Maroons* | Read my essay collection, DISPOSABLE PEOPLE, DISPOSABLE PLANET: books2read.com/u/mBOYNv | Rep: Deirdre Mullane