They have to be emotionally hurting a lot to get help.
Moreover, when they start to feel better, they go right back to the reflecting pool to admire themselves.
Wow, narcissists are so teflon proof (i cant be mad at you). This article just seems to point out, like every other article out there the "you're screwed" philosophy of dating a narcissist.
They tolerate differences poorly, are very competitive, and resist giving credit to anyone other than themselves. They don't want to destroy you; they just need to be better than you.
If you are waiting for them to say "I'm sorry," don't hold your breath. Truly, their emotional stability depends on this relationship scenario.
If your romantic mate says, "it's me instead of you", read this post carefully.
He or she may be a narcissist, and thus incapable of healthy relating. One day he saw an image of himself reflected in a pool of water.
The scariest narcissist is the antisocial type often referred to as pathological narcissism. They need to be in control of themselves, and you, at all times.
See my post called, Losing control threatens them deeply.If you are going to date a narcissist, there are ten sacrifices that you'll have to make in self-respect, to keep your narcissist happy. I chose to end the relationship because 2 years in a row he sabotaged my birthday; the one day in the whole year that I have justified to be about me (I ask for very little which is probably why I attract so many of these types!Think twice before you wish for a relationship commitment with a narcissist. ) I told him that he hurt my feelings and he said "I'm sorry you feel that way but I can't be mad at you.I have a post on my other blog, publication that really talks about wh AT i say here. My eyes are opened as to why the individual I have been in a relationship with is a narcissist.I have never heard it explained better than to say "slowly you learn that because you are a couple, you and he will take on the dysfunctional relationship between him and his parents (in his mind)...But, slowly you learn that you because you are a couple, you and he will take on the dysfunctional relationship between him and his parenrs (in his mind).