Saturday, May 26, 2018
Supporting Men > Psychology

Types vs. Traits

https://www.16personalities.com/articles/our-theory Regardless of its structure, any type-based theory will struggle to describe or characterize people whose scores lie near the dividing line. A different way to look at personalities is through the lens of a trait-based rather than a type-based model. What do we mean by that? Instead of creating an

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The Evolutionary Psychology of Arrogance

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/darwins-subterranean-world/201805/the-psychology-arrogance As an evolutionist, I tend to look at some psychological attribute in a specific kind of way (see Geher, 2014 (link is external)). Why does this attribute exist in the first place? How does this attribute confer benefits to the person who displays it? What is adaptive about this attribute? Evolutionary

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What constitutes stalking behavior ?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/media-spotlight/201805/what-is-the-psychological-toll-stalking Along with more blatant stalking behaviors such as threats of physical or sexual violence, researchers have also identified what they term unwanted pursuit behaviors (UPB) which, while creating a feeling of menace in their targets, are rarely illegal in themselves. These behaviors can include: questioning friends and family of the

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Terminator: Why do you cry?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201804/its-not-easy-diagnose-personality-disorder To begin with, emotionally crying appears to be a uniquely human behavior. Animals shed tears as part of a normal ocular functioning, and there have been anecdotal reports of animals shedding the occasional emotional tear, but for the most part only humans routinely cry out of sadness and other complex

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If this sounds appealing, you may be prone to “ghosting”

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/attraction-evolved/201804/ghosting-why-do-people-end-relationships-disappearing If this sounds appealing, you may be prone to “ghosting”. It’s a relatively new term for what is likely an age-old solution to a relationship that is going nowhere. To “ghost” someone is to cut them out of your life entirely, and to ignore all their attempts at contact. To

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Narcissists Use “Gaslighting” to Control and Abuse

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-legacy-distorted-love/201804/narcissists-use-gaslighting-control-and-abuse True narcissists are not accountable for their own bad behavior. It is common for them to blame others and make it someone else’s fault. They use denial, accusation, misdirection and lying to throw you off base. You can walk away wondering if it is just your imagination or if you

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Here are the psychological profiles of people who are shy, avoidant, and unsocial:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/living-single/201804/5-kinds-people-who-withdraw-social-life Here are the psychological profiles of people who are shy, avoidant, and unsocial: Shy people: Are anxious about anxiety. They are afraid of being afraid. Are more likely to engage in physical aggression than people who are not shy. Are more likely to engage in relationship aggression than people who are

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