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Can attachment needs help explain Trump’s narcissism?

Can attachment needs help explain Trump’s narcissism?

With Donald Trump’s inauguration upon us in a few days’ time, I find myself thinking of Vice President Biden’s comments earlier this month: “Grow up Donald.  Time to be an adult. You’re president.” That is not going to happen. Why not?  That is the question that I hear being asked repeatedly:  Why is it that…

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How attachment theory explains Trump’s success – and Hitler’s too

How attachment theory explains Trump’s success – and Hitler’s too

Donald Trump has done it. He’s won the Republican nomination, having convinced enough Americans that he has the qualities needed to be a Presidential candidate. The rest of the world is looking on with disbelief, confusion, terror and derision. Many commentators are firmly of the view that, given the statistics, Trump has no chance of…

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When Adults Have Temper Tantrums

I write this blog on Monday, wondering what the days between now and Thursday will bring. Thursday is the day on which the USA hits its debt ceiling and, unless some as yet unseen solution is found, will default on its loans. This is predicted to pitch the world into yet more financial madness. One…

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