Narcissism can be overt or covert (also called vulnerable narcissism). Overt narcissists tend to be extroverts who express their exaggerated sense of self-importance outwardly. They’re loud, attention-seeking, arrogant, dismissive of other people’s needs, and always hungry for praise. You can easily detect an overt narcissist in a room.
Covert narcissists have the same goal of self-aggrandization and seeking admiration, but they’re subtle about achieving this goal. They come across as likable and reserved. They tend to be withdrawn, shy and introverted.
Covert narcissists conceal their true feelings, thoughts, and intentions to get what they want. They are master manipulators who often experience low self-esteem but cover it with an arrogant exterior. Suppose you’re dealing with a covert narcissist at work or in your personal life, in that case, it’s important to know how to spot their weird habits so you can avoid falling victim to their manipulative tactics.
Read until the end as we give you 10 weird habits of a covert narcissist.
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