When you say something to them, they seem to hear it and take it seriously.If you don't do what they want, they are likely to get angry.That's the short explanation of the basics behind narcissistic personality disorder.If you're dating someone who exhibits signs of narcissism, that might be a major red flag for your relationship. He doesn't care about your feelings, thoughts or ideas.
If you say something that's a good idea, don't expect credit from a deeply entrenched narcissist.Being absorbed with your own appearance, ideas, or ego is a hallmark of narcissism.So too is an impaired ability to be empathetic, a penchant for promiscuity, as well as a high need to control other people and things.The problem compounds when the narcissist falls under extreme type.They do not make good life partners."Here are some signs that your date or significant other is a bona fide narcissist:1. If your date or partner is always the star of their own stories or makes themselves look like a hero, that's a sign of narcissism, according to psychotherapist Alena Gerst, LCSW, RYT.