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 …