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What is Narcisism?

What is Narcisism?

Dr. Ramani Durvasula defines narcissism as a collection of traits that center around an inflated sense of self-importance, a constant need for admiration, and a deep lack of empathy for others.

However, Dr. Ramani also emphasizes the complexity of narcissism. She highlights that narcissists can be very charming and charismatic at first . It's the shift, where the manipulative and controlling behaviors emerge, that can be confusing.

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Signs of a Narcisist

Signs of a Narcisist

  • Grandiosity: An inflated sense of self-importance, believing they are superior
  • Entitlement: A sense of deserving special treatment and privileges
  • Lack of empat...

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Narcissism and Success

Narcissism and Success

Many successful individuals are narcissists. From politicians to business leaders, the qualities that make them successful often include a lack of empathy & a strong sense of self-importance. While this may lead to great accomplishments, their intelligence and cha...

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DR. RAMANI DURVASULA

Can you be happy being a relationship with a narcisist?

Yes, but not from the relationship.

DR. RAMANI DURVASULA

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Narcisism and Gender

Narcisism and Gender

There is no numerical difference between men and women when it comes to being narcissists. But they are different in type.

Men tend to be more grandiose, while women tend to be more vulnerable. They ...

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Is Social Media Making Us Narcissists?

Is Social Media Making Us Narcissists?

No, narcissism is a psychological trait that cannot be created by technology. However, social media amplifies existing narcissism and turns a small-scale issue into a larger one. "Virtue signalling," for example, is a phenomenon fuelled mostly by communal...

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Narcissism in Society

Narcissism in Society

How many narcissists are there in society?

  • The estimated percentage of observable narcissists is about 18%. Approximatively 1 in 6 people. 
  • Narcissism exists on a spectrum and can be obs...

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Dealing with a narcisist

Dealing with a narcisist

If you are trapped in a relationship with a narcisist the main practice is radical acceptance. You have to be aware of the trait of the other person and stop hoping you can change him or her.

When the inevitable manipulation...

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Different Types of Narcissism

Different Types of Narcissism

Grandiose Narcissism: They have big dreams and appear larger than life. Successful, but also tend to hold grudges and view others as obstacles to their success.

Vulnerable Narcissism: They see themselves as ...

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Are you a narcisist?

Are you a narcisist?

How to know you are one?

Self aware narcissist are very rare. A true narcisist will have very little self awareness of the effect they have on other people. Most would see their narcisism as a super power. A commitment to a goal or an ideal....

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Life-long learner. Passionate about leadership, entrepreneurship, philosophy, Buddhism & SF. Founder @deepstash.

Narcisism is a one the main negative psychological traits. It's impirtant to be aware of it.

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