Posted by Jan (126.96.36.199) on August 05, 2003 at 03:58:42:
In Reply to: Jan: Negativitsic Elements In Inventive Style posted by Rich (188.8.131.52) on August 05, 2003 at 03:48:13:
I don't know Rich. This is not so easy. There is certainly a lot of overlay between compensatory narcissism and negativistic/contrary-Leisurely:
- jealousy of succes of others
- need for admiration (feel they don't get enough of it)
- also snobbishness is ' going against the grain' of the mainstream (contrary behavior)
I'll have to think about this. Perhaps when the negativist can be seen as the ' sour/critical/sceptical ' type-brother of the compensatory narcissist?
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