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Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

 

7 Underlying Truths A Psychologist Wants You To Know About Narcissistic Behavior

When you hear the word narcissist, your mind probably associates behaviors like arrogance, cockiness, and entitlement. While these are certainly characteristics of someone with narcissism, there is quite a bit going on that is much deeper than the superficial exaggerated self-opinion. Here are seven fundamental truths you might not have known about narcissists that can explain why they behave the way they do. 1. Narcissists have conditional self-worth. While narcissists seem confident, their self-worth is, in fact, conditional, whether they’re aware of it or not. It is based on certain experiences,Read More


7 Underlying Truths A Psychologist Wants You To Know About Narcissistic Behavior

4. A narcissist uses anger to avoid feeling deeper emotions. It is “safer” for a narcissist to be angry than it is to feel the sadness and fear associated with his or her conditional self-worth. This coping mechanism of anger is so deep-rooted for narcissists as a means to protect themselves from their own vulnerability that it has become an automatic reaction. 5. A narcissist operates from an all-or-nothing perfectionistic viewpoint. For a narcissist, something is either right OR wrong; a person’s behavior is either nice OR mean; he orRead More