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The Psychopathic Narcissist and His World

Narcissists, Psychopaths, and relationships with abusers in various settings: family, workplace, church, and community.

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Narcissist's False Narrative and False Self: The narcissist constructs a narrative of his life that is partly confabulated. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

Amnesiac Narcissist's Selective Memory: It's All About Narcissistic Supply! (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

System Re-victimizes, Pathologizes Victim, Sides with Offender, Abuser. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

Personal boundaries are rules of conduct, red lines in the sand any infringement and breach of which you deem unacceptable behavior. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

Victim Through Abuser's Eyes: Audrey Michelle Talks to Sam Vaknin - YouTube

Contrary to misinformation spread by "experts" online, covert narcissists are not cunning and manipulative. Classic narcissists are. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

Somatic narcissists derive their narcissistic supply not so much from the sex act as from the process of securing it. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

Narcissist's Victim: NO CONTACT Rules. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

Words which Describe the Narcissist (ADD YOUR OWN!)

The narcissist is a shell. Uncertain of his own reality, he engages in "conspicuous existence". (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

Narcissists love to be hated and hate to be loved. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

In women I induce confusion. They are attracted and then repelled by some essence that they cannot explain, nor name. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

Michael Cross, author of the "Freedom from Conscience" book series interviews Sam Vaknin, author of "Malignant Self Love: Narcissism Revisited."

The Psychopathic Narcissist as Santa Claus. Sam Vaknin, New Year's Eve 2014.

Introducing my YouTube Channel: "Narcissists, Psychopaths, Abuse" (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

If I had to distil my quotidian existence in two pithy sentences, I would say: I love to be hated and I hate to be loved. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

Narcissist, as usual, tend to rationalize and aggrandize their schizoid conduct. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

In the long run, she succumbs to her self-defeating urges and seeks to ruin the fount of her frustration despite the fact that he also serves as her prime source of narcissistic supply. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

Narcissism? Munchausen and Munchausen by Proxy Syndromes (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

The psychological background of swinging (The Lifestyle, wife-swapping, wife-sharing, group sex) is not clear and has never been studied in depth. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

Psychopath? 5 Red Flags and 3 Rs Test: Remorse, Remediation, and Restoration. (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

How can you tell a TRUE friend from a FAKE, NARCISSISTIC one? (From the book "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" by Sam Vaknin - Click on this link to purchase the print book, or 16 e-books, or 3 DVDs with 16 hours of video lectures on narcissists, psychopaths, and abuse in relationships: www.narcissistic-...)

The narcissist uses his cold empathy (www.youtube.com/...) to elicit narcissistic supply. He robotically imitates warm, emotional empathy in order to get his interlocutor to participate in interactions which, as far as the narcissist is concerned, constitute narcissistic supply.