Part 1: These Are The Signs You're Dating A Narcissist

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? And 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.

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