Posted by Dee (22.214.171.124) on August 20, 2003 at 18:54:55:
In Reply to: Subtypes of 3.... posted by Rich (126.96.36.199) on August 11, 2003 at 22:27:44:
> > > I cann't speak for others, but one of the hardest struggles in my life, has been to figure out what I wanted my life to be, and what I wanted out of life. In other words, I'm not too sure who, or what my true self really is. Having the Serious Style as my strongest style, I know my limitations, what is of vaule and what isn't, and that life isn't for sissies. The jobs yet to be done, stand in the way, of seeing the future.... Rich
> Hello Charlie:
> > Does the compensatory narcissist have much success in seeking out help from a psychotherapist?
> ****Only if they want to change. This applies to all types!
> > Also, a doctor Sam Vaknin has said alot of writing on malignant narcissism, dividing narcissists into somatic or cerebral narcissists.
> I would type myself as an intellectual 3, as opposed to a social 3. I learned to do the active-social 3 as an adult, but its something that I learned to do.... Rich
Narcissism is the inability to trust in my opinion. The narcissist is playing God and everyone else is their deciples. Center of the universe is an understatement... they are all things great and everyone and everything else is small and feeble. No one has mentioned the sexual side of narcissism. They are the master of their own domain. Their need for sex is often overwhelming but there can be no satisfaction unless it is self given. Sorry, but this is apart of the whole sickness. The mirror on the ceiling started somewhere didn't it?
Interpersonally Exploitive (e.g., feels entitled, is unempathic and expects special favors without assuming reciprocal responsibilities; shamelessly takes others for granted and uses them to enhance self and indulge desires).
) Admirable Self-Image (e.g., believes self to be meritorious, special, if not unique, deserving of great admiration, and acting in a grandiose or self-assured manner, often without commensurate achievements; has a sense of high self-worth, despite being seen by others as egotistic, inconsiderate, and arrogant).
to name a few.
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