Narcissistic relationships are formed when one or both partners struggle with a narcissistic personality. Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is defined by The Mayo Clinic as “a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance and a deep need for admiration. Those with narcissistic personality disorder believe that they’re superior to others and have little regard for other people’s feelings. But behind this mask of ultra-confidence lies a fragile self-esteem, vulnerable to the slightest criticism.”
In relationships, narcissists tend to be controlling, demanding, and selfish. They often require that their Partners or wives give up everything for them. Narcissists view partners as trophies under their power and may expect partners to show deference and adoring behavior throughout the relationship. Manipulation of a partner is emotional abuse, and narcissists resort to some pretty low behaviors if they feel that they are losing their hold on a partner.
It’s important to remember that this isn’t because they hate their wives; they’re incapable of seeing them as people who deserve respect, empathy, and care.
So, what do narcissists do with their wives? Here are some things they do.
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