Everyone can be a little bit selfish, but an ongoing trend can point to a larger concern. Here are a few pointers on how to identify narcissistic behaviors in your partner.
At the beginning of the relationship, he was an entirely different person. They proclaim their love for you—and very fast, too. Gradually, the relationship turned serious.
Obviously, narcissistic tendencies make relationships difficult. While researching this piece, we received dozens of responses from people who claimed to have been in relationships with narcissists.
Interestingly, every one of those responses came from women. But what is narcissism, exactly? How can we recognize narcissistic disorders in our partners—or in ourselves? To be clear, only a licensed physician can make an actual diagnosis. However, many narcissistic behaviors can serve as red flags.
Balestrieri designed a workshop to help people heal from the trauma of being in relationships with narcissists. And a lot of shame, usually.