Signs of an introverted narcissist: How to spot their subtle tactics of manipulation

Narcissists are often assumed to be braggadocious, extroverted individuals that are always the center of attention.  Introverted narcissists use what’s known as covert psychological behaviors that can mask their true intentions. Because of this, their manipulation tactics can be harder to spot.  Some of the signs of an introverted narcissist…

Narcissistic tendencies vs. narcissistic personality disorder (NPD): What’s the Difference?

Though both centered around self-infatuation, there are crucial differences between having narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) and being narcissistic. NPD is characterized by an inflated sense of self-importance; these people often lose friends and family due to their self-obsession but are able to replace them quickly due to their grandiosity. People…

Narcissism vs. confidence: 5 ways to tell the difference

Confidence and self-absorption rooted in narcissism are not the same: First, narcissism is self-focused while confidence considers the wellbeing of others. Additionally, narcissists constantly crave affirmation as they are hyperaware of others’ opinions, while confident individuals don’t seek to prove themselves. Also, narcissistic individuals exploit others for their benefit, while…

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