Have you ever been in a relationship that made you constantly wonder if something was wrong with you? While we all undoubtedly have things we can improve on, being in a relationship in which your partner points all the blame your way might actually be less about you and more about whether or not that person is a narcissist. But narcissism is more than a frustrating personality trait—it's a disorder known as Narcissistic Personality Disorder NPD and needs to be diagnosed by a professional. The good news is there are signs you can recognize in your significant other. With this in mind, we chatted with a couple of relationship experts to find out the top signs that your significant other is a narcissist. Of course, these signs can apply to anyone else in your life, too, so be sure to keep that in mind when reading.
Therapists Explain 10 Red Flags You’re Dating a Narcissist
Therapists Explain 10 Red Flags You're Dating a Narcissist
Subscriber Account active since. The term narcissism oftentimes gets thrown around, but it can be hard to pinpoint if you're actually dating a narcissist. The official definition of a narcissist, according to the Mayo Clinic, is a person who often lacks empathy, acts entitled, arrogant, and prioritizes themselves above all else. This can impact all aspects of their lives including their money management, career, and above all else, their relationships. But when you're the object of a narcissist's affection, those traits may not be so clear. Narcissists typically shower their partners with love, in ways that make it difficult to process that subtle feeling of being undervalued and ignored. Insider spoke to Dr.
8 signs you’re dating a narcissist
They make you laugh, they make you think. You probably loved them the first time you met them. Most likely, that feeling did not last.
Yes, you know what the word "narcissist" means. Thing is, if you're thinking it just means a guy who exclusively brags about his trust fund and never asks you any questions on a date, you might miss the narcissist right in front of you. Turns out, not all narcissists are insufferably entitled rich boys in sockless loafers. Plenty can seem like woke feminists who'll drink in every word you say more than any other man ever has