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What is Narcissism?

This blog caught my eye today as I skimmed through my reader. It has hit the nail on the head of what my book, “Crossing The Line’ is all about, explaining in detail the meaning of the story. Yes, my story is fictional and I intended to spell out how women can be drawn into this kind of relationship, sometimes with no end in sight. Thanks a bunch Kylie for all this great info and summing this up for me. It’s worth it to all to take a look!

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Know Your Narcissist

There’s been a lot of talk about Narcissism around our little corner of WordPress lately. EDIT: And n the world in general, since Trump’s election. 

In fact, Narcissism seems to be a buzz-word everywhere these days, especially with this generation that is growing up on social media, taking selfies, the fact that ‘selfie’ was the Word of the Year in the Oxford English Dictionary

You can go read the technical definitions of Narcissistic Personality Disorder on Google U, but they don’t quite capture what it actually feels like to be in a relationship with a Narcissist.

You’d think that narcissism is all about being ego-centric. Thinking you’re the best. Putting all others down below you. Bullying. Self-admiration, self-glorification.

It’s actually about being empty.

Narcissism is about being so empty, so self-less, that you have to surround yourself with others and engage them in all sorts…

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About Elle Knowles

Elle Knowles lives in the Florida Panhandle with her husband and off-at-college-most-of-the-time son. She has four daughters, one son, and eleven beautiful grandchildren. 'Crossing the Line' is her first novel. The sequel 'What Line' is a work in progress. Recently published is Coffee-Drunk Or Blind - a nonfiction story of homesteading in the Alaska wilderness with her parents and four siblings, told through letters by her mother and remembered accounts from the family.

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