What does the term PROJECTION mean when it’s mentioned in self-help literature or psychology research? The term was primarily defined by the world famous Psychiatrist Dr. Sigmund Freud back in the 20th century.

According to Encyclopedia Britannica, Freud thought, “Projection is a form of defense in which unwanted feelings are displaced onto another person, where they then appear as a threat from the external world.”

As one of the leading experts in the field of Psychology, Freud noted that a common form of projection occurs when an individual, threatened by his own angry feelings, accuses another of harboring hostile thoughts in intention and/or their hidden or true personality.

Not to be confused with REVERSE PROJECTION, a psychological misstep many kind-natured human beings make to project their own core nature of good onto otherwise socially toxic and abusive individuals when no true kind core nature exists, the more a narcissistic person projects their own nature onto others who simply don’t think or act like them, the more likely they are to needlessly stress themselves out while targeting their self-perceived social rivals for Narcissistic Abuse that’s unwarranted.

Projection is a psychological misstep typically made by narcissistic people and most socially competitive thinkers, presuming another person thinks like or values the same things as an Abuser.

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