430 episodes

Narcissist Apocalypse is an empowering and informative storytelling podcast that amplifies the voices of those who have experienced narcissistic abuse, coercive control, emotional abuse, domestic violence, family relationship abuse, and relationship trauma. Narcissist Apocalypse validates, educates, supports, and helps abuse survivors discover themselves. Through listening to Narcissist Apocalypse, you will gain valuable insights and understanding on topics ranging from 'Why do abuse victims stay?' to 'What is narcissism?' to 'How do I heal from abuse and relationship trauma?'. Our guests share their stories of abuse survival and resilience, providing a source of inspiration and hope for those going through similar experiences of domestic violence, narcissistic abuse, coercive control, emotional abuse, family relationship abuse, and relationship trauma. Join us and discover how you, too, can overcome the narcissist apocalypse.

Narcissist Apocalypse: Patterns of Abuse Abuse Survivor Network

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 659 Ratings

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Narcissist Apocalypse is an empowering and informative storytelling podcast that amplifies the voices of those who have experienced narcissistic abuse, coercive control, emotional abuse, domestic violence, family relationship abuse, and relationship trauma. Narcissist Apocalypse validates, educates, supports, and helps abuse survivors discover themselves. Through listening to Narcissist Apocalypse, you will gain valuable insights and understanding on topics ranging from 'Why do abuse victims stay?' to 'What is narcissism?' to 'How do I heal from abuse and relationship trauma?'. Our guests share their stories of abuse survival and resilience, providing a source of inspiration and hope for those going through similar experiences of domestic violence, narcissistic abuse, coercive control, emotional abuse, family relationship abuse, and relationship trauma. Join us and discover how you, too, can overcome the narcissist apocalypse.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
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    Rerelease: Jean & The Psychologically Abusive Narcissist | Domestic Violence, Narcissistic Abuse

    Rerelease: Jean & The Psychologically Abusive Narcissist | Domestic Violence, Narcissistic Abuse

    In this episode of Narcissist Apocalypse, Brandon talks with Jean about her marriage to a psychologically abusive covert narcissist. It’s a story of Jekyll & Hyde, underlying motivations, sowing the seeds of doubt, divorce, and using children as pawns. If you are dealing with divorce, you need to listen to this episode as Jean has a plethora of good tips and advice. Plus, Jean and Brandon talk about, gaslighting, smear campaigns, trauma, OCD, subtle abuse, postpartum depression, health issues, hospice, hair loss, rage, uneven playing fields, future faking, and cognitive dissonance.
    *** CONTENT WARNING - There is a brief discussion of a sexual abuse/control incident just after Jean gets married while they are in Las Vegas. ***
    If you want to be a guest on our survivor story podcast, please click here or send us an email at narcissistapocalypse@gmail.com

    If you or someone you know are experiencing abuse, you are not alone. DomesticShelters.org offers an extensive library of articles and resources that can help you make sense of what you're experiencing, connect you with local resources and find ways to heal and move forward. Visit www.domesticshelters.org to access this free resource. 

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    • 1 hr 49 min
    The Rise in Adult Bullies & How to Spot Them | Q&A With Bill Eddy, LCSW Esq.

    The Rise in Adult Bullies & How to Spot Them | Q&A With Bill Eddy, LCSW Esq.

    In this episode of Narcissist Apocalypse Q&A, Brandon talks with Bill Eddy (LCSW Esq.) about his new book Our New World of Adult Bullies: How to Spot Them – How to Stop Them. Bill Eddy is an attorney, therapist, mediator, and the Chief Innovation Officer of the High Conflict Institute - and has spent his career helping people fight adult bullies.
    We discuss why adult bullies are more prevalent in society than ever before, and Bill offers actionable advice for those who encounter them everyday. This practical guidance can help individuals, businesses, and community groups identify and stop bullying behavior, empowering them to take control of their environments.
    To get a consultation from Bill Eddy and purchase his books, please go to https://www.highconflictinstitute.com/
    If you want to be a guest on our survivor story podcast, please click here or send us an email at narcissistapocalypse@gmail.com
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    PODCAST RECOMMENDATIONS:
    Perfect Prey With Dr. Christine Cocchiola | Click Here
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    If you or someone you know are experiencing abuse, you are not alone. DomesticShelters.org offers an extensive library of articles and resources that can help you make sense of what you're experiencing, connect you with local resources and find ways to heal and move forward. Visit www.domesticshelters.org to access this free resource. 
    If you need help moving due to domestic violence, Shelter Movers may be able to help you. They operate by referral. Clients may be referred by any person of authority (social worker, doctor, police, crisis counselor, teacher, etc.) or public agency (shelter, hospital, school, workplace, place of worship, sexual assault centre, etc.).  To reach them, click here.
    Join our new Community Social Network at https://community.narcissistapocalypse.com/
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    • 38 min
    Adeleine & The Emotionally Immature Narcissistic Father | Domestic Abuse, Narcissistic Abuse

    Adeleine & The Emotionally Immature Narcissistic Father | Domestic Abuse, Narcissistic Abuse

    In this episode of Narcissist Apocalypse, Adeleine shares her story of growing up with an emotionally immature narcissistic father and a codependent mother. Once Adeleine's sister was born, she felt a shift that something wasn't right, and Adeleine began to be on the receiving end of her father's rages. As Adeleine became more aware of her environment, she learned to walk on eggshells around her dad, however, as she got older, Adeleine began to speak her mind and moved into being her authentic self.
    It's a story of trust, gaslighting, physical abuse, minimization, fixing, people pleasing, rage, emotionally immature parents, peacekeeping, parentification, the authentic self, being good enough, confusion, walking on eggshells, taking blame, identity, guilt, codependency, and fighting back.
    *** CONTENT WARNING - We discuss physical abuse in this episode. ***
    If you want to be a guest on our survivor story podcast, please click here or send us an email at narcissistapocalypse@gmail.com
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    PODCAST RECOMMENDATIONS:
    Perfect Prey With Dr. Christine Cocchiola | Click Here
    The Covert Narcissism Podcast | Click Here
    Something Was Wrong | Click Here
    If you or someone you know are experiencing abuse, you are not alone. DomesticShelters.org offers an extensive library of articles and resources that can help you make sense of what you're experiencing, connect you with local resources and find ways to heal and move forward. Visit www.domesticshelters.org to access this free resource. 
    If you need help moving due to domestic violence, Shelter Movers may be able to help you. They operate by referral. Clients may be referred by any person of authority (social worker, doctor, police, crisis counselor, teacher, etc.) or public agency (shelter, hospital, school, workplace, place of worship, sexual assault centre, etc.).  To reach them, click here.
    Join our new Community Social Network at https://community.narcissistapocalypse.com/
    Join our Instagram Channel at https://www.instagram.com/narcissistapocalypse
    Join our Youtube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpTIgjTqVJa4caNWMIAJllA
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Rerelease: Top 50 Verbal Signs That You're Being Manipulated By A Narcissistic Abuser

    Rerelease: Top 50 Verbal Signs That You're Being Manipulated By A Narcissistic Abuser

    In this episode of Narcissist Apocalypse Q&A, Brandon talks with Vienna about the top 50 signs of verbal manipulation by a narcissist or abuser. We go into depth on 50 different verbal manipulation tactics of domestic violence with examples, tips, and much more. It's an informative and fun episode.
    If you want to be a guest on our survivor story podcast, please click here or send us an email at narcissistapocalypse@gmail.com
    To help out our podcast, please fill out our listener survey, click here.

    PODCAST RECOMMENDATIONS:
    Perfect Prey With Dr. Christine Cocchiola | Click Here
    The Covert Narcissism Podcast | Click Here
    Something Was Wrong | Click Here
    If you or someone you know are experiencing abuse, you are not alone. DomesticShelters.org offers an extensive library of articles and resources that can help you make sense of what you're experiencing, connect you with local resources and find ways to heal and move forward. Visit www.domesticshelters.org to access this free resource. 
    If you need help moving due to domestic violence, Shelter Movers may be able to help you. They operate by referral. Clients may be referred by any person of authority (social worker, doctor, police, crisis counselor, teacher, etc.) or public agency (shelter, hospital, school, workplace, place of worship, sexual assault centre, etc.).  To reach them, click here.
    Join our new Community Social Network at https://community.narcissistapocalypse.com/
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    • 1 hr 33 min
    Daniel & The Abuse Cycle Dad | Domestic Violence, Narcissistic Abuse

    Daniel & The Abuse Cycle Dad | Domestic Violence, Narcissistic Abuse

    In this episode of Narcissist Apocalypse, Daniel shares his story of going no contact with his physically abusive father, his mother, and his sisters. After 35 years, Daniel realized that his upbringing wasn't normal and was brave enough to question his dad. The response by Daniel's dad was to minimize his experience, which put Daniel into a psych ward as he couldn't process the reality he was confronting. This conversation takes place eight weeks after that conversation.
    It's a story of being good enough, gaslighting, obedience, physical abuse, no contact, the truth, minimization, abuse cycles, guilt, anxiety, perfectionism, people pleasing, cptsd, lies, and survival.
    *** CONTENT WARNING - We discuss child and adult physical abuse in this episode. ***
    If you want to be a guest on our survivor story podcast, please click here or send us an email at narcissistapocalypse@gmail.com
    To help out our podcast, please fill out our listener survey, click here.

    PODCAST RECOMMENDATIONS:
    Perfect Prey With Dr. Christine Cocchiola | Click Here
    The Covert Narcissism Podcast | Click Here
    Something Was Wrong | Click Here
    If you or someone you know are experiencing abuse, you are not alone. DomesticShelters.org offers an extensive library of articles and resources that can help you make sense of what you're experiencing, connect you with local resources and find ways to heal and move forward. Visit www.domesticshelters.org to access this free resource. 
    If you need help moving due to domestic violence, Shelter Movers may be able to help you. They operate by referral. Clients may be referred by any person of authority (social worker, doctor, police, crisis counselor, teacher, etc.) or public agency (shelter, hospital, school, workplace, place of worship, sexual assault centre, etc.).  To reach them, click here.
    Join our new Community Social Network at https://community.narcissistapocalypse.com/
    Join our Instagram Channel at https://www.instagram.com/narcissistapocalypse
    Join our Youtube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpTIgjTqVJa4caNWMIAJllA
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Rerelease: Signs of Enmeshment & Red Flag Dysfunctional Family Dynamics - With Dr. Kenneth Adams

    Rerelease: Signs of Enmeshment & Red Flag Dysfunctional Family Dynamics - With Dr. Kenneth Adams

    In this episode of Narcissist Apocalypse Q&A, Brandon talks with Dr. Kenneth Adams about the signs of enmeshment, emotional incest, and red flag dysfunctional family dynamics. Plus they discuss, codependency, surrogate companions, boundaries, and warning signs that your partners apple may not fall far from the tree.
    *** CONTENT WARNING - Non Sexual and Sexual Incest is briefly discussed in this episode. ***
    Dr. Kenneth Adams' website is https://www.overcomingenmeshment.com
    If you want to be a guest on our survivor story podcast, please click here or send us an email at narcissistapocalypse@gmail.com
    To help out our podcast, please fill out our listener survey, click here.

    PODCAST RECOMMENDATIONS:
    Perfect Prey With Dr. Christine Cocchiola | Click Here
    The Covert Narcissism Podcast | Click Here
    Something Was Wrong | Click Here
    If you or someone you know are experiencing abuse, you are not alone. DomesticShelters.org offers an extensive library of articles and resources that can help you make sense of what you're experiencing, connect you with local resources and find ways to heal and move forward. Visit www.domesticshelters.org to access this free resource. 
    If you need help moving due to domestic violence, Shelter Movers may be able to help you. They operate by referral. Clients may be referred by any person of authority (social worker, doctor, police, crisis counselor, teacher, etc.) or public agency (shelter, hospital, school, workplace, place of worship, sexual assault centre, etc.).  To reach them, click here.
    Join our new Community Social Network at https://community.narcissistapocalypse.com/
    Join our Instagram Channel at https://www.instagram.com/narcissistapocalypse
    Join our Youtube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpTIgjTqVJa4caNWMIAJllA
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    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
659 Ratings

659 Ratings

Bronze Glow ,

Cam the J.w abuse survivor

This show here really resonate with me. Kaam survived social alienation with a J.W and realize his self-worth was more important than making others happy.

quarantinebingelisten ,

3 stars because the family stories are good

I’ve listened to enough of this show to conclude…on the whole it is rather irresponsible. It’s not really so much a show about narcissists as it is about (excluding those born into narcissistic family dynamics- those are the good stories), codependents/love addicts relaying the story of their addiction. And in any other framing of addiction, there is a level of “your addiction is not your fault, but it is your responsibility”. Instead, with his line of commentary, the host absolves the guest of any and all culpability in their situation, in a way you would never see if the addiction was a substance instead of a person. It’s particularly egregious when these addicts- and it’s mostly women addicted to men- bring their own children into these situations, and keep them there, and even bring MORE children into it (I think the record was a woman who birthed 4, when she was addicted prior to even being married). It is wild to see one grown woman after another demonstrate the mental functioning of a teenager, and the last thing they need to be doing is chasing penis (*especially* when there are children in their charge…for a show that also features the children of narcissists- the only tolerable episodes- and the harm done there, the host should know!).

The host is running a business and as such, I can understand that on air he can’t hold victims accountable who are entirely wrapped up in their victimhood, and aren’t willing to accept their part in it and the harm their addiction caused their children. If he did, the guests would leave the call. But it’s encouraging learned helplessness on the part of codependents. When really, if you’re not ready for adult responsibility, you’re not ready for adult fun, especially if you’re in charge of minors. We KNOW narcissists are awful! So is heroin! Are we going to focus on the toxic, immovable, predatory drug dealer, or are we going to frame the story about the addiction that the addict CAN change, and who they harmed due to their addiction? Like literally all other stories about addiction?

Ideally he would not feature guests who aren’t ready to frame the story around their addiction (as opposed to getting worked up about how “he did this! and he did that!”). But if there aren’t enough guests to go around, maybe he just should not do the commentary at all. The upside is, if you’re binge listening, later on the guest audio quality does improve.

Talik13 ,

Editing needed

The giggling

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