Narcissists embody all the wrong types of “self-love”: they are self-centered, self-entitled, and, in extreme cases, self-delusional.1 In a previous post, we discussed three possible reasons why Charlie Sheen, one of the most notorious narcissists in the celebrity world, has been … [Read more...] about Narcissism: Three (More) Reasons Why Charlie Sheen Isn’t “Winning” At Relationships
Few celebrity figures fit the definition of a narcissist better than Charlie Sheen. He is famous for his grandiose self-concept, his delusional faith in his own choices, and his defensive self-righteousness in the face of setbacks, not to mention his tiger blood and Adonis DNA. … [Read more...] about Narcissism: Why Charlie Sheen Isn’t “Winning” At Relationships, Part 1
As portrayed by a recent Oscar-nominated film, Aron Ralston is a man defined by his independence. His passion is in exploring new and challenging terrain, and his pride is in accomplishing his feats completely solo. Yet when Aron finds himself in a situation that is unavoidably … [Read more...] about 127 Hours and Attachment Theory: Stuck between a Rock and an Ex-Partner
Societal gender norms suggest that women should be most concerned with declarations of love, especially during the early, uncertain phase of relationships. After all, who are all those romantic comedies and chick flick movies marketed toward? But recent research demonstrates that … [Read more...] about Who Says “I Love You” First in a Relationship?