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What are the symptoms of a narcissist or conceited self-absorbed person?

What are the symptoms of a narcissist or conceited self-absorbed person?

Some characteristics: People who are narcissistic think they are better than others, take advantage of others, are jealous of other people ; think that other people are jealous of them, expect to be admired ; to get special treatment, lack empathy ; feel disdain for others. ...Read more

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What exactly is a narcissist?

someone that likes : Someone that likes themselves more than they like anyone else. ...Read more

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I think I could be a narcissist..Help and advice needed now. Please help me first?

I think I could be a narcissist..Help and advice needed now. Please help me first?

Not the venue: Narcissistic personality disorder requires lifelong therapy and hard work on your part for success. Partner with your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do to leave a violent narcissist, safely?

Pick a time when: they are not home. Contact a shelter to discuss how to do this. They will help you find a safe place to go which protects the identity of occupants. Talk to them on the phone when they are not home ...Read more

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What is it like to live with a narcissist type of person?

Challenging: Since a narcissist feels that the world revolves around themselves, it can be tedious to be with such a person for prolonged periods. Since it's a personality trait, it isn't likely something you will be able to change. If there are other aspects of the relationship that make it worth your while, carry-on. Otherwise, consider alternatives. ...Read more

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Any tips for living with a narcissist?

Resoluteness: There is a iching #43 means resoluteness - I use this for difficult situations - means learn what is legally right - judgement is severe so balance with morally fair that is resoluteness - read my book "boring way to be happy with a dysfunctional family". Do not be a victim - make conscious choice every moment of this life. Otherwise we loose power. Learn how to create healthy boundaries. ...Read more

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How can I work for a narcissist?

How can I work for a narcissist?

Dont take personal: Many individuals have to work for difficult people with varying personality traits - i recall an old book titles something like dinosaur brains - learning to work with difficult people at work. It is difficult to change people's personalities, but recognizing it is not personal and what pleases the individual if they are a boss helps. Counseling by an eap psychologist is another suggestion. ...Read more

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How do you live with a narcissist?

Patience : If they are interesting it is like all things - we overlook. But they can be over bearing. ...Read more

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How to deal with anxiety caused by divorcing a narcissist and violent husband?

How to deal with anxiety caused by divorcing a narcissist and violent husband?

Not the Forum: Hi: i appreciate the stress you are under. But, this forum, it may be of limited value to bash your spouse. Let's make this about you and your needs. I think, given you ongoing reaching out to us for advice, that you read the answers your questions have been given. It sounds like you need to have a good and compassionate therapist to turn to in person. ...Read more

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Does a narcissist tend to have close friends that are also narcissistic?

Does a narcissist tend to have close friends that are also narcissistic?

Mirroring problem: An extremely narcissistic person will not have friends who are truly "close, " as in real intimacy where people share who they really are. The person feels deep shame about, or does not know, his authentic self. They may collect people who will admire them, in order to feel whole. Two narcissists may inter-relate, but there will be inevitable conflict when one does not mirror the other as needed. ...Read more

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