Dangers of dating a narcissist
Next, take note of how he acts and be honest with yourself about who he is.
"Narcissists are often impulsive—they drink too much, spend too much, make rash choices with little forethought," says Burgo. Call him out when he's wrong, and play close attention to what happens when you two disagree.
What I found most interesting about the book was the discussion around narcissism and dating.
A narcissist, by definition, is, "Someone with a grandiose sense of self and little or no ability to empathize with others," says Joseph Burgo, Ph.
For one thing, more narcissism means more narcissistic relationships.
Professor Brad Bushman of the Ohio State University put it bluntly, when he said: “Narcissists are very bad relationship partners.” Studies show that in a narcissistic relationship, your partner is more likely to engage in manipulative or game playing behaviors and less likely to be committed long-term.
Ignoring him or humiliating him by failing to give him the starring role, or any role, is the only way to cause real injury to a narcissist.
It also happens to be the best way for you to move on.
D, author of narcissism—the inability to empathize with others—and makes them hard to date.