Today, I will be looking at two things about covert narcissists that everyone should know. The second one is not one that is talked about much, so I wanted to address it. Covert narcissists are many things, but I think there are 2 things everyone should know about them, especially on their journey of learning about narcissism and healing from narcissistic abuse.
When you think of narcissists, you most likely think of loud and boastful personalities. While those are common traits of overt or grandiose narcissism, that’s only one of many types of narcissism. Covert narcissists share many of the same narcissistic traits, but they tend to be quieter and more shy than overt narcissists. That being said, they can be as dangerous and manipulative, so it’s important to recognize what covert narcissism is and how to deal with them.
Covert narcissism is also called vulnerable narcissism or hypersensitive narcissism. “Covert narcissists feel special because they believe their pain is more important than others’,” clinical psychologist and Harvard lecturer Craig Malkin, Ph.D., explains in his book “Rethinking Narcissism: The Secret to Recognizing and Coping with Narcissists.”. “They may feel like the most misunderstood genius, the person who’s suffering the most, or even the ugliest person in the room.”
So in today’s topic, I’m going to share with you the top 2 Things everyone should Know About Covert Narcissists, so please be sure to read to the end to find out what it is.
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