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Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

 

How to spot a covert narcissist, according to a therapist

Narcissists can be very difficult to spot. Over time, they learn how to optimally manipulate their victims, and get by with their schemes without anyone questioning them. What makes it even more confusing is that they don’t all act the same way. Certain patterns of behaviour are consistent, such as when they idealise, devalue, then discard their romantic partners. But there are actually three distinct types of narcissists who act very differently on the outside, according to therapist Elinor Greenberg. One of the toughest sub-types to spot is the covert narcissist,Read More


How To Identify An Extreme Narcissist

The spouse of the extreme narcissist shouldn’t expect to stick around for long, even if they’re willing to put up with the narcissist’s selfish or hurtful behaviour. The extreme narcissist might be superficially charming to people outside their family but at home, they let their true, nasty colours show. They desire recognition and praise, so they’ll make the effort to butter up those people who’ll speak highly of them in public and bolster their reputation. At home, they have no need to be pleasant with their spouse. The prey hasRead More