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Dr. Steven Frydman
Board Certified, Podiatry
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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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Dr. Steven Seres
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Dr. Steven Seres
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
8 years in practice
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How can I work for a narcissist?

Narcissist: You have to accept the fact that you're going to be devalued, looked down on, topped, belittled, objectified, and nothing will ever be good enough, as your self-esteem will be under constant attack. What is also true is the narcissist is as such for reasons that have nothing to do with you, the core of which is terrible self esteem. You'll never know whay, eitherWorking for someone else is optimal ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
36 years in practice
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What's a good way to address anger and jealousy against a narcissist?

What's a good way to address anger and jealousy against a narcissist?

A little confusing: Are you maybe asking how to deal with a narcissist who's angry and jealous? If so, this is difficult because true narcissists can't imagine being questioned. Also, they get very angry when they feel you're slighting them -- such as paying attention to others rather than exclusively to them. You might work with a therapist yourself, to decide whether you really want this kind of relationship. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Seres
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
29 years in practice
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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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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
38 years in practice
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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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Dr. Andrew Berry
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
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How do you live with a narcissist?

Narcissism: This is incredibly difficult, if not impossible, depending on symptom severity. One can find oneself worn down by the narcissist's put-downs, slights, self-aggrandizement, entitlement and how the narcissist objectifies them. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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How can I know if im a narcissist?

How can I know if im a narcissist?

Is everything all: About you? Arrogant? Lack empathy? Think your really special? Need to be admired all the time? Look down on others? Think the rules don't apply to you? Totally full of yourself? Think everybody else wants to be like you or they are jealous? If many of these apply - you just might be.A psychiatric or psychological eval can help to make the determination. ...Read more

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Board Certified, Wound care
28 years in practice
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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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