Are narcissists good liars?
It takes a great deal of strength to walk away because narcissists are such highly-skilled liars. Theyve been lying their whole lives, both to themselves and to others. They have an inflated sense of ego, which is a cover-up for their low self-esteem, and based on nothing but delusion.
What are the traits of a narcissist?
Have a sense of entitlement and require constant, excessive admiration. Expect to be recognized as superior even without achievements that warrant it. Exaggerate achievements and talents. Be preoccupied with fantasies about success, power, brilliance, beauty or the perfect mate.
What causes a person to be a narcissist?
Causes of narcissistic personality disorder childhood abuse or neglect. excessive parental pampering. unrealistic expectations from parents. sexual promiscuity (often accompanies narcissism)
Who do narcissists fear?
Although narcissists act superior to others and posture as beyond reproach, underneath their grandiose exteriors lurk their deepest fears: That they are flawed, illegitimate, and ordinary.