REPRODUCTIVE COERCION is a kind of abuse in which one person or group controls another person’s right to reproductive freedom and self-determination. Perpetrators of reproductive coercion use manipulation tactics, from psycho-emotional abuse and rape to restricting access to healthcare. Perpetrators may oscillate between covert and overt expressions of coercive control. They may also use intermittent reinforcement. For this reason, some…
CHILD-TO-PARENT VIOLENCE (CPV) is estimated to occur in up to 1 in 10 families. ITV News reports that a growing number of people are experiencing parental abuse by children. Experts say that the incidence of child-to-parent violence increased during the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the stigma associated with this most taboo form of domestic abuse, two out of three parents experiencing child-to-parent…
William Hurt began a relationship with Marlee Matlin when she a teenager, then subjected her to two years of intimate partner violence.
This article answers the question, “What is the difference between narcissism and malignant narcissism?” with clear definitions of both concepts.
IT CAN BE DIFFICULT TO CONFRONT a loved one who you suspect is being unfaithful to you. This is especially true if you are dealing with a highly narcissistic partner or someone with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) because they are likely to respond by blame-shifting, gaslighting, and a host of other tactics to escape being held to account. To discern…
This article answers the question is a covert malignant narcissist? By deconstructing the definition and expressions of narcissism.
How do you mess with a covert narcissist and strike a blow for your dignity after narcissistic abuse? Here are five ways to even the score.
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DARVO (Deny, Attack, Reverse, Victim, and Offender) is a defense tactic commonly used in the context of extreme or malignant narcissism.