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Two Narcissists in a Couple

Two Narcissists in a Couple

Everything You Need to Know about Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Abuse – click on this link: Two narcissists of the same type (somatic, cerebral, classic, compensatory, inverted, etc.) cannot maintain a stable, long-term full-fledged, and functional relationship. But if the narcissists involved are of different types, if one of them is cerebral and the other one somatic, a long-term partnership based on the mutual provision of Narcissistic Supply can definitely survive. (From the book “Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited” by Sam Vaknin…

Giving Narcissist Second Chance

Giving Narcissist Second Chance

Everything You Need to Know about Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Abuse – click on this link: So, you go back to your “relationship” and hope for a better ending. You walk on eggshells. You become the epitome of submissiveness, a perfect Source of Narcissistic Supply, the ideal mate or spouse or partner or colleague. You keep your fingers crossed. But how does the narcissist react to the resurrection of the bond? (From the book “Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited” by Sam Vaknin…

Asperger's Disorder Misdiagnosed as Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)

Asperger's Disorder Misdiagnosed as Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)

Everything You Need to Know about Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Abuse – click on this link: Asperger’s Disorder is often misdiagnosed as Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). In both cases, the patient is self-centered and engrossed in a narrow range of interests and activities. Social and occupational interactions are severely hampered and conversational skills (the give and take of verbal intercourse) are primitive. The Asperger’s patient body language – eye to eye gaze, body posture, facial expressions – is constricted and artificial,…

Narcissistic Supply: Narcissist's Drug

Narcissistic Supply: Narcissist's Drug

Everything You Need to Know about Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Abuse – click on this link: The Primary Narcissistic Supply is attention, in both its public forms (fame, notoriety, infamy, celebrity) and its private, interpersonal, forms (adoration, adulation, applause, fear, repulsion). It is important to understand that attention of any kind — positive or negative — constitutes Primary Narcissistic Supply. Infamy is as sought after as fame, being notorious is as good as being renowned. (From the book “Malignant Self-love: Narcissism…