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Dr. Steven Frydman
Board Certified, Podiatry
42 years in practice
676K people helped
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What exactly is a narcissist?

Dr. Steven Frydman
Board Certified, Podiatry
42 years in practice
676K people helped

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

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified
11 years in practice
93K people helped
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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What are the symptoms of a narcissist or conceited self-absorbed person?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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. Christopher Crosby
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11 years in practice
93K people helped
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
37 years in practice
135M people helped
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What's a good way to address anger and jealousy against a narcissist?

Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
37 years in practice
135M people helped
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. Andrew Berry
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
4M people helped
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How can I work for a narcissist?

Dr. Andrew Berry
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
4M people helped

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. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
30 years in practice
6M people helped
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What to do to leave a violent narcissist, safely?

Dr. Barbara Lavi
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
30 years in practice
6M people helped

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
32 years in practice
143M people helped
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I think I could be a narcissist..Help and advice needed now. Please help me first?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
143M people helped
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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Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
63M people helped
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What is it like to live with a narcissist type of person?

Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
63M people helped

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
9 years in practice
4M people helped
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How do you live with a narcissist?

Dr. Andrew Berry
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
4M people helped

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
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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How can I know if im a narcissist?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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
29 years in practice
10M people helped
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Any tips for living with a narcissist?

Dr. Vasu Brown
Board Certified, Wound care
29 years in practice
10M people helped

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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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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