Dating a narcissistic men
Grandiosity" means, a sustained, unrealistic sense of being superior—better than other people.It also refers to a sense of uniqueness; the belief that few others have anything in common with oneself and that one can only be understood by a few or very special people.For narcissists with some kind of power, such as religious figures, chief executives, politicians and the like, this is like taking candy from a baby For example, Mona fell under the spell of Matthew, her psychiatrist.The two became lovers after he shared details about his cold and distant wife and confided how lonely he was.
My best friend in high school was another guy who, like me, knew we were better than everyone else. I surrounded myself with woman I knew were attracted to me, even if I wasn't attracted to them, to show how desirable I was.
Other narcissists are a bit more subtle about the unwritten guidelines for living with someone who becomes irrationally angry when others don't go along with their demands.
Some examples from family members: Narcissists lack empathy, feel entitled and above the rules, and see other people as appendages whose sole purpose is to fill them with narcissistic supply.
Here is how another narcissist describes his need for admiration: Since I have risen from such adversity, I expect others should look on me with admiration and respect at getting this far from so little.
They should be awed at my accomplishments and know the man before them has done things they themselves have never even had the balls to even dream of doing.