Dating narcissistic man
In our highly individualistic and externally driven society, mild to severe forms of narcissism are not only pervasive but often encouraged.
, which they project in order to avoid feeling (and being seen as) the real, disenfranchised, wounded self. Many narcissists like to do things to impress others by making themselves look good externally.
Since narcissistic men often lack empathy and the self-examination necessary to create an intimate relationship, you'll often find yourself running on empty.
― Anonymous Psychologist Stephen Johnson writes that the narcissist is someone who has “buried his true self-expression in response to early injuries and replaced it with a highly developed, compensatory false self.” This alternate persona to the real self often comes across as grandiose, “above others,” self-absorbed, and highly conceited.
Make no mistake — this is a personality and mental disorder and a mental health care professional can help them, but only if they want the help.
Unless you are a trained therapist and they have sought you directly for the purpose of assisting them with this mental disorder.
A narcissist can be very engaging and sociable, as long as you’re fulfilling what she desires, and giving her all of your attention. Some narcissists have an exaggerated sense of self-importance, believing that others cannot live or survive without his or her magnificent contributions. They are easily upset at any real or perceived slights or inattentiveness.
They may throw a tantrum if you disagree with their views, or fail to meet their expectations.