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Covert narcissists are a form of narcissism that is lesser known that its counterpart the grandiose narcissist. They are potentially more dangerous because they share the same classic traits of a grandiose but their methods of manipulation are done through a more suble technique.
This variation in the narcissistic personality type is a more recent evolution in our understanding of the topic of narcissism.
While exercising extreme wariness, we must keep in mind to still show sympathy because narcissists are not born, they are molded by their early environments implanting the message that their true self is not accepted to the point that they need to create a false self.
However, just because we show sympathy towards them does not mean that we are allowing them to step on our boundaries.
The Karpman Drama Triangle is a model of dysfunctional social interactions that illustrate a power game that includes three roles: the victim, the rescuer, and the persecutor. Each of these roles represent a common and ineffective response to conflict.
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