We often try and approach narcissists from the place we’re coming from. We often try to show them compassion and empathize with them from how we would perceive a certain situation, to how we would feel about a certain event. However, this doesn’t work because they’re not coming from the same place. They’re coming from a place of entitlement, exploitation, lack of empathy, grandiosity, seeking excessive attention, and arrogance, believing that they are always right.
Narcissistic people have self-admiration, but they lack empathy. They have an inflated sense of self-importance. They are exploitative, entitled, and arrogant. So, they are some of the most challenging people that you could ever deal with, some of the most hurtful people that you could ever experience or be around. And they often have these things in place because their grandiosity, their arrogance covers their fragile ego.
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Understanding these actually, help protect yourself from a narcissist. As a narcissistic person should be approached with caution, otherwise you are going to trigger a narcissistic injury, which will lead to narcissistic rage, as they lack empathy. That then puts you in danger. When you trigger a narcissist, it triggers their defense mechanism, and they’ll not stop to seek to regain control over the situation or punish you. And again, they lack empathy, so you need to be careful.
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