Melissa and Tina, a life coach and a therapist, joined together to bring you Sweet Relief from the Everyday Narcissist. This site sweetens the relief, by offering ongoing support and encouragement.

Welcome to Sweet Relief — that's what we hope you'll find here.

Sweet Relief from those relationships in which you feel trapped or confounded, whether at home or at work. Take one of the quizzes below. If you find it relevant to your experience, we've got information and support for you here.


Melissa's post

Melissa Schenker

Can A Narcissist Love Me?

As published in The Huffington Post

This is such a sad, difficult question to answer. Primarily because those of us who love a narcissist really do not want to know the unpleasant truth that the answer is complicated. What's really true is that the understanding and assumptions about love and how to love of an emotionally healthy person are very different from that of a narcissist. Your understanding of what love is and does is not the same as that of the narcissist in your life.  Read more 

Tina's post

Want to create an entertaining rumpus at your next dinner party? Invite some psychology professionals and ask them what they think of the recently released DSM5. That topic is guaranteed to provide passionate debate. more...


Do you wonder if there is a narcissist in your life? If so, take one of these two simple quizzes: One is if you guess there is one in your personal life, the other is in case there might be one in your work life.


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