Unmasking Narcissism

Narcissism is marked by an exaggerated self-importance and perceived superiority, abnormal levels of selfishness and entitlement, and extreme self-centeredness. Generally speaking, a narcissist is a person who thinks too highly of themselves and continuously feeds on egoic admiration from others, which is typically rooted in unresolved and magnified feelings of inferiority and shame. As a result, they often manipulate and exploit people to fuel their delusions and fend off the threat of depression. Narcissists live and breathe to confuse the people in their lives. Lisa A. Romano shares great tips on how to break free from narcissistic relationships and the consequences of such toxic dynamics.