How to Identify A Narcissist?

By First Posted: Apr 16, 2017 Sun 8:50 AM Updated: Nov 18, 2018 Sun 7:36 AM
How to Identify A Narcissist?
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Radhika has been married to Suresh for a year now. Though it was a love marriage, she can't stand her husband now. She feels digusted by his personality and does not wish to spend the rest of her life with him! What brough this change? Radhika says that he is forever thinking of himself, talking of himself and doing things for himself. He scarcely ever think about anyone else. She finds him utterly vain and selfish. Radhika blames herself for not having seen this fault in his personality before it was too late!

Do you ever wonder if the person you are dating is a narcissist? Narcissistic personality is a disorder that affects more men than women. It is the personality trait that makes a person "too full of himself or herself". Learn to identify a naricissist before it is too late for you too!

How to Identify a Narcissist?

- He has a constant need for appreciation and admiration.

- He thinks he is special - more gifted than other mere mortals.

- He looks down upon most people around him.

- He exxagerates his qualities and achievements, and does not feel shy bragging about them!

- He expects and demands to be treated differently from others - because he is superior.

- Jealousy is his best friend - it never leaves him alone.

- He is very controlling and will often play mind games with you.

- He will not shower you with compliments, EVER. He expects compliments, does not hand them out!

- You feel that you don't connect with him emotionally as he seems to be devoid of emtions!

If your guy sounds anything like this, run girl run! However, if you are really in love but worry that your man is a little like this, perhaps you could both seek counselling and get to the bottom of all problems.

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