Overcoming narcissist abuse, by Elizabeth Shaw.
Narcissist personality disorder, is on a spectrum, they will all have the traits, and although, most are similar, they are different from narcissist to narcissist in the way they portray themselves and use their manipulation, someone can have one or two traits and simply be an annoying, idiot, being confident for example, that doesn’t make someone a narcissist,
Signs of a covert narcissist. first, You need to define what you’re dealing with, then move on with your life. If someone’s abusive, lack of empathy, whatever they are, get out and stay out.
Most narcissist tactics are hidden, overts are more outrageous.
Overt is the one, that’s more out there on social media, yet there are lots of different types of the narcissist,
They believe they have a right to everything, they are self-entitled, they do believe they are special. They have no empathy, think they are better than all around them, they believe they are good enough.
No respect for boundaries,
Overt v’s covert.
not vulnerable v’s vulnerable.
Arrogant v’s shy.
They are all manipulative, they have that false self and have a mask, to hide who the true, some are just more direct and more outrageous in the way they twist everything.
Grandiose, overt or as some say obvious narcissism, most often have no self-awareness and are oblivious to the impact they have on those around them.
They are the kind of people you want at a party if things are going their way. They will be the life and soul of the party. they are fun to be around,
They will still play the victim when needed.
They are manipulative,
The tell countless lies,
They are false,
They exaggerate their achievements,
They will manipulate anything, everything and everyone.
They feel superior to others,
They have a sense of entitlement.
They have a very inflated ego.
They dominate and exploit, lying and cheating their way to the top.
They see others as an extension of themselves.
They are extremely dominant and very charming, which draws people to them, they easily seduce and when their needs are no longer being met, they move quickly onto the devaluation and discard phase.
When their attempts to exploit others aren’t successful or their demands and self-entitlement are not being met. they have anger and rage. They will destroy others that don’t conform to their demands.
They can be prone to boredom.
They are extremely jealous of others and very egotistical.
Overt Narcissist are very grandiose very in-your-face and very assertive.
They are impulsive and big risk takers.
they will exaggerate their achievements.