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by Pchambers
Thu May 05, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Topic: What happens when a narcissist finally wakes up...at age 95?
Replies: 9
Views: 7218

Re: What happens when a narcissist finally wakes up...at age 95?

So, I saw my therapist the day after writing that (she had an opening, yay!) and learned some very helpful things. Bottom line: I am not screwed, because I am not obligated to do anything I don't want to do. When my mom is no longer able to solve his problems, that does not mean it somehow becomes m...
by Pchambers
Mon May 02, 2016 4:06 pm
Forum: Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Topic: What happens when a narcissist finally wakes up...at age 95?
Replies: 9
Views: 7218

Re: What happens when a narcissist finally wakes up...at age 95?

Hi Melissa and everyone, Paula here. Melissa, I am glad you found this forum too, and that I came back to it after many months to see your post. It gives me a little relief to know that my post has helped at least one person. My situation has evolved. I ended up having three or four therapy sessions...
by Pchambers
Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:00 am
Forum: Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Topic: What happens when a narcissist finally wakes up...at age 95?
Replies: 9
Views: 7218

Re: What happens when a narcissist finally wakes up...at age

Thank you Beth. He has never been formally diagnosed. I accept your theory that he never really had NPD per se but rather had some NPD traits that were strongly developed. That's probably the case, since all the books I have read about NPD portray people who are worse than my dad. Hence my theory th...
by Pchambers
Wed Jun 10, 2015 12:42 am
Forum: Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Topic: What happens when a narcissist finally wakes up...at age 95?
Replies: 9
Views: 7218

What happens when a narcissist finally wakes up...at age 95?

Hi all, very happy to have found this forum. I'm 53 and my narcissist father is 95. I feel that NPD is a spectrum disorder, with worse cases and better cases. My dad is somewhere on the better side of the spectrum. But he is defintiely on it. Here's the thing. A few months ago, my dad started to rea...