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Dating a Narcissist?

written by Jessica Baum September 16, 2019
Dating a Narcissist?

Perhaps you’re familiar with the Greek mythology character, Narcissus. The beautiful young man who saw his reflection in the water and fell in love with himself. Narcissus is the basis of the narcissistic personality disorder, which is mainly characterized by excessive self-admiration and preoccupation.

Mirror, mirror on the wall… Narcissists think they’re the fairest of all!

Actually, narcissists are in love with an “idealized self-image” which they project to conceal their real “wounded self.”

So, how would you know if you’re dating or in a relationship with a narcissist?

Signs and common behaviors

Conversation hoarder

Me, myself, and I! The narcissist loves talking about himself – his interests, accomplishments, and achievements – usually with much grandiosity. If you manage to get a word in but it’s something he doesn’t agree with, your comment will most likely be ignored or corrected.

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