Dating extreme narcissist
But not all narcissists are the same, nor do they act the same.
Someone who's only mildly narcissistic may not present that much of a problem; he may be able to reel himself in and thus keep partners happy.
Level One: How to Spot a Narcissist Lack of interest and self-absorption are two big ones, but rarely does anyone—narcissist or not—show those traits on a first date (and if they do, run, girl. It can be very difficult to know if he's simply charming because he's into you (normal), or he's charming because he's into you being into him (narcissist).
Important things to look for: "Narcissists view the world almost exclusively in terms of winners and losers," Burgo says. "If he talks about third parties in a contemptuous or dismissive way, that should give you pause," Burgo says.
Many of us hear the word "narcissist" and automatically think about a self-absorbed person who constantly talks about himself—and yes, that's a very irritating (but small) part of it.They're preoccupied with thoughts of being powerful, attractive, famous, and smart, even if those thoughts don't line up with their real accomplishments.