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Dealing with Passive Aggressive People

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/how-be-yourself/202010/5-ways-deal-passive-aggressive-people Passive aggression, by definition, is the fine art of being angry without seeming angry.  It’s an inseparable coffee-and-cream swirl of two ingredients: anger and avoidance. …

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Why people become flying monkeys – Narcissism

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/women-autism-spectrum-disorder/202010/are-you-narcissist-s-flying-monkey Self preservation and protection. Rosie’s motivation to become her brother’s flying monkey was understandable and was based on self-preservation. Like many other people who do a narcissist’s…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder + COVID

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/love-and-sex-in-the-digital-age/202009/seasonal-affective-disorder-covid-politics-what SAD symptoms are usually mild to moderate, but they can become severe. The most common symptoms of SAD include: Sadness Hopelessness Social withdrawal Pessimism…

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The Psychology of Inequality

Payne is now a professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has come to believe that what’s really damaging about being poor,…

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Understanding rejection sensitivity

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/tech-support/202009/is-rejection-sensitivity-hacking-your-relationships The term “rejection sensitivity” immediately calls to mind romantic rejection—that exquisite pain when someone you love leaves you—but in fact, that’s just one component;…

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Narcissism of Henry VIII

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/love-in-the-age-narcissism/202009/the-king-narcissism As a young king, Henry believed he deserved the absolute best of everything…including his brother’s widow, Catherine of Aragon. As an heir apparent and…

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You don’t know how you’ll react to grief until it happens to you

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Childhood Pain Can Lead to Adult Relationship Abuse

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/charm-harm/202008/childhood-pain-can-lead-adult-relationship-abuse Children who sustained painful emotional wounds from their parents and others can carry that pain into adulthood. Their adult relationships bring up their original…

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Qualities of a Narcissistic Sociopath

https://www.verywellmind.com/understanding-the-narcissistic-sociopath-4587611 What would a prototypical narcissistic sociopath look like? While there are variations in the severity of symptoms, we can start to assemble a picture…

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Psychological concept known as the principle of charity

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/misinformation-desk/202009/photographic-evidence-it-s-easy-believe Why was it so easy to believe these wildlife stories? One reason is the psychological concept known as the principle of charity, which suggests that…

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