Dating an egomaniac
Least do they realise that their overinflated egos are driving their loved ones crazy and sometimes away.
There is a thin line between confidence, arrogance and egotistical behaviour.
Anyway, don’t bore him, he has really important things on his mind!
And yes, there are even a few more signs that he may be a narcissist right here!
Most people can ignore the inflated egos, but the problem arises when they do that at somebody else's expense - by shooting somebody down.
These people have normally been picked on or bullied and have now grown to protect themselves by taking on a certain demeanor.
They go around shouting "look at me, I'm so wonderful" and "hey, I've done this and that, I am so smart!
" Insecurity and low self esteem are the root of this behaviour.
If you are sexy, smart or talented, you don't need to go around telling people you are, people will see it if it is there.
He comes from an extremely religious and controlling family whose children were home-schooled, and now his two oldest sisters are married and live in homes on the family property.
The boyfriend is always making my daughter feel guilty about hanging out with anyone other than him.
While considering the narcissistic levels of ourselves or loved ones is not new, a recent Chicago Tribune article about dating narcissists offered some handy tips on how to diagnose and, more importantly, decide to live with (or leave) a narcissist.
The American Psychological Association lists nine core traits of narcissism, but someone only needs five of these to qualify for Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD).