Vulnerable Narcissist

Narcissistic issues cover a range of presentations. A vulnerable narcissist tends to be particularly insecure, sensitive to rejection and is likely to require constant validation from other people. Narcissism is a broad and complex psychological category. At one end it … Read more

Retroactive Jealousy: How to Manage it

Retroactive jealousy is an obsessional problem, it refers to people who have become fixated upon their partner’s romantic and sexual past. Retroactive jealousy sits under the umbrella of obsessive-compulsive disorders (RJ/OCD). Commonly, people will identify that they have become caught … Read more

Emotional Permanence

Emotional permanence refers to our capacity to believe in the feelings of other people even when we are not with them.  For example, to know that your partner loves you even when you are not together.  For some of us, … Read more

Relationship OCD

Relationship OCD refers to someone who has become consumed with obsessive doubts about their partner and their past. Experiencing changes in the emotions we feel towards a romantic partner is a natural part of developing an intimate relationship. At the … Read more

Memories of childhood

The memories we formed in childhood are some of the enduring touchstones to who we are now, and the people we have become. Some of these memories remain front of mind, and accessible. Others rise up in us when we … Read more

Can Narcissists Change?

A narcissistic personality tends to be complex, specific, and individual to each person, and importantly, narcissists tend to attract particular kinds of partners. So, if you are wondering what you can do to make your narcissist change? the better question … Read more

Harm OCD

Caught in the grip of obsessive-compulsive thinking (OCD), negative thoughts can intrude into the mind of the sufferer to the extent that they sometimes bring the idea of self-harm, or the idea of harming another person, with them. Often the … Read more

The Mother Wound

The mother wound doesn’t refer to a particular psychological diagnosis, but rather to a loss or a lack of mothering in our lives. Often this is described as a deficit that is passed down from one generation to another. When … Read more