Why Narcissists Belittle Others

Why Narcissists Belittle Others Narcissists suffer from a mental illness known as Narcissistic Personality Disorder, in which they have an exaggerated, grandiose opinion of themselves and expect the world to revolve around them. They belittle the views of others because they believe that their own opinions and observations on the world are the absolute truth and anyone who questions them …

Narcissistic Thinking Isn’t Narcissism

Narcissistic Thinking Isn’t Narcissism Narcissism is a pattern of behavior that involves egotistic obsession with one’s self to the exclusion of others; narcissistic thinking is a different animal. To be narcissistic generally refers to having Narcissistic Personality Disorder, an emotional condition in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a complete …

Self-love Isn’t Narcissism

Self-love Isn’t Narcissism The essential distinction between self-love and narcissism is that with self-love you value yourself and don’t rely on others to be valuable; narcissism is where you don’t love and accept yourself, but rely exclusively on others and have to compel them to love and value you. Self-love leads to the ability to love others. It is about …