Dr Ramani and Silvia Saige counsel a listener whose father wants a young foreign bride, and another who's considering life with a self-acknowledged narcissist.
Also this episode: A listener struggles with an abusive mother who turned her brother against her. Dr Ramani explains how the only way to extinguish a dysfunctional fire is to starve it of oxygen.
Silvia wonders about deeper-seated issues behind the father pursuing mail-order brides. That listener also raises the question of managing relationships with a person on the autism spectrum.
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Dr Ramani Durvasula (@doctorramani) is a licensed clinical psychologist, a Professor of Psychology, and the nation's leading expert on narcissism.
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