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According to psychologist Gregory Kushnick, social media platforms like YouTube foster narcissistic behavior.

The feud between James Charles and Tati Westbrook is a reminder of how YouTube is the perfect breeding ground for narcissists

A psychologist explains how YouTube and other social media platforms create an environment for narcissism.
Narcissistic parents create a damaging environment for children to grow up in.

Narcissistic parents identify their children as either a favourite or a scapegoat, and they pit them against each other

Narcissists often emotionally reject a child that reminds them of their own insecurities and flaws.

These are the main strengths a narcissist will try to target in you, and how you can protect yourself

It's a common misconception that psychologically abusive people, such as narcissists, target weak and vulnerable people. In reality, they go after people with certain strengths.
Narcissists put their own interests above anything else.

The 4 signs you’re dating a narcissist, according to a therapist

If you're feeling guilty for looking after yourself, always walking on eggshells, and everything feels draining, you might be going out with a narcissist.
Having some narcissistic tendencies doesn't make a narcissist.

I’m a professor of human behavior, and I have some news for you about the ‘narcissists’ in your life

Human behavior professor Melody Wilding says people tell her about narcissistic coworkers, but most don't truly understand what a "narcissist" is.
Narcissists all seem to follow the same blueprint.

Narcissists all follow the same patterns — here are some of the most common phrases they use

It can feel like all narcissists are cut from the same cloth, because they act in such similar patterns. Here are some of the most common things you'll hear them utter, and in what stages of a relationship to expect them.
Trauma doesn't stay with you forever.

7 positive lessons you learn when you leave a toxic, abusive relationship behind

Breaking up with someone in a toxic relationship is hard, but it isn't impossible. Here are 7 positive lessons you learn when you leave an abusive relationship behind.
The drama triangle is where people play the victim, the persecutor, and the rescuer.

Why you should be aware of something called the ‘drama triangle’ — a manipulative tactic narcissists use to keep you on your toes

The drama triangle is where people play the victim, the persecutor, and the rescuer. Narcissists tend to flip between the three erratically and quickly, and it's a tactic to keep their target confused and under their control.
Having one dark personality trait could mean you're more likely to have others.

People with dark personalities usually share a trait called the ‘D-factor’ — here’s what it means

There are nine common dark personality traits, and, according to research, if you have one, you're more likely to have others, too.

Here’s what happens when you break up with a narcissist

Narcissists can mess with your mind. There are a number of behaviours you should expect when you split up with one. But stay strong, you'll soon be thankful they are out of your life.