Dating a narcissistic woman
Aggressive and hostile acts are paraded as thoughtfulness. Criticism and slander is slyly disguised as concern. Instead, any time that you tell her you've done something good, she counters with something your sibling did that was better or she simply ignores you or she hears you out without saying anything, then in a short time does something cruel to you so you understand not to get above yourself.
She rarely says right out that she thinks you're inadequate.
The narcissistic child believes she possesses exceptional talents or intellect.
In her online article published by “Psychiatric Annals," Karen Kernbery Bardenstein, Ph. says the child’s superior view of herself reflects in her haughtiness toward others.
As a result, you're always afraid, always in the wrong, and can never exactly put your finger on why.
Because her abusiveness is part of a lifelong campaign of control and because she is careful to rationalize her abuse, it is extremely difficult to explain to other people what is so bad about her.
When she reaches a boring spot, her mind shuts down or she moves on to something that holds the promise of mastery and praise.
She will carefully separate cause (your joy in your accomplishment) from effect (refusing to let you borrow the car to go to the awards ceremony) by enough time that someone who didn't live through her abuse would never believe the connection. She'll talk about how wonderful someone else is or what a wonderful job they did on something you've also done or how highly she thinks of them. She has let you know that you're no good without saying a word.
This website might well have the answer as to why this is. I invite you to explore the site to see if that is possible.
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well important, but when a person feels everyone should rejoice in their self-importance it becomes a problem.
") and will punish you for telling anyone else what she's done.
Narcissism is a real personality disorder that seems to be affecting more and more people as the years go by.
You might feel like you are underappreciated by your partner, or that they use you as their step up.