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how to deal with a narcissist

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:46 PM on Feb. 22, 2009 in Relationships

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    Answer by gemgem at 6:47 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

  • If you are with a true narcissist, there is nothing you can do. If you want a normal healthy relationship, you are going to have to find someone else.

    Answer by kemclaughlin at 7:27 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

  • it depends on what you goal with a Narcissist is. My SO is one and have learned to get my way I have to kiss a lot of butt, literally and figuratively some days! lol I treat him like a king and feed his ego; however, since I don't live with him it's easier for me to do. I pretend like I'm in a play and when he leaves the play is over. It takes a lot of energy. You can read about dealing with the narcissistic personality online (google it) and there are some good books. I found some great stuff in a book about Personality Disorders. It was only a chapter on Narcissicists but it was helpful. They can drain you that's for sure. I have to take breaks from him so am glad he's military and goes TDY a lot!

    Answer by admckenzie at 7:31 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

  • I just checked this site out and it was very informative. It's worth looking at.

    Answer by admckenzie at 7:49 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

  • lol, I found another good one. I'm on a roll. So far they have all been dead on target!

    Answer by admckenzie at 8:43 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

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