These are the signs you’re dating a narcissist, according to narcissism expert Dr. Ramani. “It’s like looking into a mirror, and nothing’s looking back at you.” Leading psychologist and author Dr. Ramani Durvasula walks us through how to spot the signs you’re dating a narcissist.
She draws advice from her bestselling book, “Should I Stay Or Should I Go? Surviving A Narcissistic Relationship”. She answers: What defines a narcissist, and what behaviors are typical of a narcissist?
How many of those characteristics does someone have to have in order to be defined as a narcissist? What is “gaslighting”?
What does it look like when two narcissists date each other? Are narcissists self-aware?
Can you teach a narcissist empathy? Nature vs. nurture: Is someone born a narcissist or do they become a narcissist? What role does parenting play in creating a narcissist? How can parents prevent narcissism?
How is the trait of narcissism different than narcissistic personality disorder? Can a narcissistic person ever be truly “cured”?
What should someone expect if they want to break up with a narcissist? How should someone manage their expectations if they want to continue dating a narcissist?
Dr. Ramani ends the interview with some encouraging advice that anyone can implement today.