Dating a narcissistic outcomes

26-Jul-2016 15:04

They're attractive, successful, charming, popular... They often behave how they think they should, not how they really feel.This kind of pretense can include false modesty, politeness and courtesy... Narcissists surround themselves with sycophants and admirers; they want people to look up to them and envy them.The flipside of this is that narcissists have incredible envy of other people's successes.They hate feeling inadequate or less want you to know is that they have any insecurities or shortcomings.In honour of February, while we celebrate all that's great about love, I feel it's important to also talk about what -- or who -- to avoid when it comes to matters of the heart.

But where does healthy confidence end and unhealthy narcissism begin? You'll start off giving them genuine love and attention for being the amazing person you think they are (or for the potential you see in them) and they'll love the compliments. there is nobody more skilled than you." But one day you'll realize that you might as well make a recorded message and play it to him because it doesn't matter who delivers these messages... And if you have some honest feedback or constructive criticism? When you date a narcissistic man or woman, chances are they're not going to shower you with the kind of love and attention they expect you to give them. because they're extremely competitive and need to be the best.

How can you spot this behaviour pattern, and why should you avoid those who have it? They need you to constantly tell them (whether you mean it or not) "You are the smartest... The narcissist will turn on you, throw a tantrum or sulk like a child. They will make you feel like they're the boss and you're the protégé, that you need to live up to their extreme ideals of achievement and that they know better than you what you should do with your life.