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Doctor insights on: Making A Narcissist Want You

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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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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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How do you live with a narcissist?

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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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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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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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?

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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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'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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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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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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I was wondering are schizo narcissist?

I was wondering are schizo narcissist?

Some are and some no: The answer to this question is remarkably complex. To a large extent degree it would depend upon the premorbid personality of the person with schizophrenia. If they were narcissistic before hand they could be narcissistic afterwords. However, once hallucinations and delusions have set in, it is anybody's guess as to whether the hallucinations or delusions will cause them to become more narcissisticor perhaps even less narcissistic. ...Read more

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Why it is that painful to be in a relationship with a Narcissist?

Narcissists are very: self-absorbed so your feelings and desires are not a big part of what motivates him/her. We all have a bit of that within us but when it dominates ones's behavior it may at first attract us to someone and then destroy the relationship. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I need to find a therapist in the field of Narcissist Victim Syndrom. What are the aspect i need to look?

Local psychological: association, hospital, or family doctor may have referrals for you. Some organizations give out the names of three therapists and you can call/visit each and decide after that. Some social workers are also therapists and you can research them as well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Iam finding it very difficult to get over my 15 years realationship with my ex who i believe a narcissist. He seems so happy with his new girlfriend?

Seek help: He might be happy with her, but if he's narcissistic than likely she might not be as happy. All that said, if it wasn't working for you when you were with him, why are you still thinking about him? Whether he is or is not happy, you need to move on and get a life for yourself. It sounds like you are stuck and need help moving on. I would suggest therapy to help. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a child from narcissist/codependent parents to have narcissism?p.s i have no other way to explain and this is urgent ... thank u

Is it possible that a child from narcissist/codependent parents to have narcissism?p.s i have no other way to explain and this is urgent ... thank u

???: I would need significantly more information as I do not understand your question. Regardless, children of any age began to learn from their parents habits. I do not know the age of the child. If you feel the the child is in any danger I highly advise that he/she is taken to the ER or to an urgent care specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm a narcissist. Is talking to yourself like that just another sign of narcissism, or something else, what to do?

Narcissist: Depends on what you're saying to yourself. If you say little more than statements of relentless self-aggrandizement, then that would be consistent with the clinical picture of narcissism. ...Read more

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Im convinced my partner is a covert narcissist. He is also a psychiatrist. Anyway to approach him on this and his addictions?

Narcissist?: Psychiatrists can become as ill as anyone, and without treatment generally get worse. Often, the saving grace is relationships with other professionals who can intervene early -- including with addictions. The question for you, though, is what attracts you to a person with such qualities? Your first step might be educating yourself through alanon or similar 12 step group for families of addicts. ...Read more

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I am asking in terms of psychology, i had narscissist/ codependent parents, is there a possibility that i developed a narcissist personality disorder?

Narcissistic Persona: Please reflect upon: Exaggerating talents and achievements Preoccupied with fantasies of beauty, power and unlimited success Grandiosity in fantasy or behavior Needing lot of admiration Unwilling to be in tune with feelings and needs of others It is not likely that you developed Narcissist personality disorder due to your parent’s Personality disorder See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis and stressors ...Read more