Dating a narcissist
If you're in a relationship with a narcissist, or someone who you suspect might be a sociopath, it can be difficult to explain what's happening.
For example, day-to-day in the relationship you may feel alone but not quite understand why.
If so, your partner might have been a narcissist, or a person with narcissistic tendencies.
A narcissist is arrogant and expects special treatment — whether or not he or she does things to warrant it.
If you’re wondering whether your partner could have been a narcissist, it helps to know these basic traits.
Andersen wrote a blog post last month about some of the phrases and words you should know if you think you're going through an abusive relationship with a narcissist or sociopath, and this is a few of the ones you should be aware of.
Sociopath and narcissist are used interchangeably in this article.