Not everyone who is cruel is a narcissist. Not everyone with whom we disagree is a narcissist. While it is helpful for us to have a category by which we can try to understand the crazy-makers of our lives, narcissism is a rather specific designation. So it is important to be reminded occasionally of the actual definition of narcissism.
About once a year I like to repost a definition that I think is helpful. New readers may see narcissism more clearly in the person(s) they deal with, or they may decide this has been a wrong track. Either way, I think it is good for us to have something that helps to keep us on track.
So, here you go…
What is a narcissist?
It’s Narcissist Friday!
Unfortunately the meanings of words adapt to common usage. A narcissist used to be someone who fit a certain psychological pattern determined…
View original post 1,002 more words