Archive for the 'Psychology and Pop Culture' Category

The Psychology of Trolling

Tweet   [UPDATE: Please read the comments following this article, especially if you’re planning to respond with a comment yourself.  I think there are some good comments that raise some interesting objections, and I responded with some added clarifications that I think people may find helpful. Plus any objections you plan on raising may have [...]

Movie Recommendation #4: Young Man With A Horn

Tweet If you have been reading my past few years of posts about Cluster Bs and codependents and find them interesting, and most importantly, if you personally relate at all to those posts, I highly recommend you watch the movie I’m recommending today, Young Man With A Horn. It airs tommorow (Wednesday, March 20) on the [...]

Manic Pixie Dream Girls and the Codependents Who Love Them

Tweet A good example of the codependent entitlement or covert narcissism I described in the last post comes in the Manic Pixie Dream Girl fantasy that many introverted, artistically inclined men have. These codependent men are withdrawn, shy, introverted, and afraid to call attention to themselves. But along comes this fantasy girl who acts insane, [...]