After the intense wooing is over, he’s quick to criticize you and put you down if you express any sort of resistance to his need to put himself first.As a therapist, I've seen this seriously damage women's self-esteem and well-being.Unwillingness to take responsibility for mistakes goes hand in hand with quickness to blame. They are often unlikely to make bad habits better because they don't learn from their mistakes.6. Again, blaming others is a narcissistic means of sustaining self-worth.But beware of getting mad back at a narcissist; they'll respond with fury.If you often put your needs and opinions aside for the sake of avoiding conflict in the relationship, you’ll more easily fall prey to a narcissist who thrives when others provide the empathy and attention they crave.Yes, being willing to compromise in a relationship is important but being a doormat isn’t compromising.
When you say something to them, they seem to hear it and take it seriously.When a narcissist senses your strong sense of confidence, he’ll back away.Of course, we all want the guy we’re dating to be happy, but if it comes at the expense of your own well being, it’s unhealthy.When you describe the surreal time you're having to friends, it feels like you're talking about a movie.Yet, as the dating continues, you start to notice that it’s really all about him.They can get mad at you (because it's your fault if they are mad), but all hell is likely to break loose if you dare to show even slight irritation toward them.Swept off your feet with compliments, fancy dinners, and generous gifts—you think you've found Mc Dreamy.He constantly talks about himself, prioritizes his needs over yours, is overly sensitive to any form of criticism—and is obsessed with status (the fancy dinners dates at the exclusive restaurants are starting to make sense). Only 7.7 percent of men have a narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), but you may have dated one, or maybe even several, as they often flock to a certain type of woman.You find that emotional intimacy is impossible, and your relationship starts to fizzle— and you realize it’s happened again. If you’ve frequently dated guys who make it all about them, you might have noticed a pattern.If you don't do what they want, they are likely to get angry.That's the short explanation of the basics behind narcissistic personality disorder.