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However, many people who have NPD do not seek treatment and therefore are never diagnosed.
Studies show that men are more likely to be narcissistic.
There is, however, a growing portion of the population that is displaying a greater number of toxic, narcissistic traits, which are having an adverse effect on their lives and the lives of people close to them, even if they do not meet the clinical diagnosis of NPD.
Forming attachments to individuals who exhibit these negative traits often causes similar distress as a diagnosable narcissistic relationship.
Narcissists, generally, do not like to be told that they are narcissists.
If someone is easily slighted or over-reactive to criticism, they may also be a narcissist.Often narcissistic people were also neglected, as their parents were so focused on themselves that they could not attune to their child or meet their child’s emotional needs.The child was only useful to these parents when they were serving a purpose for them.Often, a condescending remark will help them to reestablish their superior image.Condescending is a common dynamic in narcissistic relationships.