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Emancipate Your Mind: 076: Am I a Narcissist?

Before we embark on a series exploring covert narcissism in high demand religion, I think it’s important we address one of our collective biggest fears: Are we all just a bunch of narcissists?

In today’s episode, we discuss how you can recognize the basic traits that all clinical narcissists have and questions you can ask yourself to give yourself peace of mind.

We’ll also talk about why some of the behaviors we’ll be discussing in the upcoming weeks might feel eerily familiar, why we might have some maladaptive narcissistic traits, and how to deal with them in a way that is kind and accountable.

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RESOURCES:

“Why Being In A Cult Is Just Like Being In a Narcissistic Relationship”, Dr. Ramani, November, 2019

“The Cult Of Trump”, Steven Hassan

“8 Types of Narcissism and How to Distinguish Them”, Kristina Hallett, Ph.D., April, 2020

“Healthy Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder”, Robert Jenkins, LCSW, January, 2019

“Psychology Research Breakthrough Suggests Narcissists Are Capable of Empathy”, Dr. Erica Hepper, University of Surrey, July 2016

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