“This is a core and telltale sign of any narcissistic personality disorder: Narcissists lack the ability to have actual empathy for others. It’s extremely painful to be in any relationship with someone who cannot have compassion for you.”
– Terri Cole
When you think about a narcissist what comes to mind?
Do you think of the life of the party bragging about their accomplishments to anyone who will listen? Or someone out there seducing people with their considerable charms only to torture them once they are caught in their narc web?
In this episode, you’ll learn the top 10 signs to help you spot a covert narcissist, because this personality type can be even trickier and more insidious than the overt narc.
This kind of narcissist might be flying under the radar because they can come off as shy or even awkward unlike what we typically might think characterizes these personality types. Raising your awareness is the first step to proactively protecting yourself!
- 02:25 A review of the qualities of an overt narcissist
- 03:50 The top ten signs that someone may be a covert or vulnerable narcissist
- 03:55 They will appear shy and socially withdrawn
- 04:15 They will be highly sensitive to perceived criticism
- 05:25 They are jealous when you have good experiences or advantages
- 06:15 They have grandiose fantasies, though they may not often voice them
- 06:40 They display extreme passive aggression and subtle arrogance
- 09:15 They are incapable of true empathy
- 11:10 They have the tendency to hold grudges
- 12:20 They are attached to a victim complex
- 13:22 They express constant, overwhelming negativity
- 14:55 They experience anxiety and depression that leads them to wish ill on other, more successful people
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