The Cuckoo Behavior of the Narcissist

“Reed warbler raising the young of a common cuckoo.” Photo Credit: Harald Olsen ¹ The analogy I use with clients when describing the effects of being in relationship with a narcissist are the fascinating, yet destructive breeding habits of the European common cuckoo. This bird is a brood parasite, which means it lays its eggs in the nests of other birds. […]

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