Often manipulative, self-absorbed, and attention-seeking, narcissistic friends can potentially have negative effects on your mental well-being if you don’t know how to deal with them properly. That is why in this episode, you will find out how to spot the traits of a narcissistic friend and ways to deal with them with your host, Abigail Santiago. You will also learn how to set boundaries with your narcissistic friend, and when it’s time to simply walk away and move on from that narcissistic friendship. Don’t let your narcissist friend take control over you and your friendship circles - tune in and learn how to speak up for yourself and stand your ground.
KEY POINTS / MAIN TAKEAWAYS:
How to spot a narcissist. Understanding the root of narcissism. Toxic patterns of a narcissistic friend. Ways to deal with a narcissist. Dealing with pushback and manipulation from a narcissist. How to move on from a narcissistic friendship.
“Remember, as you feel worse and worse, a narcissist feels better.”
“If you catch them lying, if you catch them manipulating, or blatantly disrespecting other people, there is no reason to think that they will not do the same thing to you.”
“We don't have to belittle ourselves to salvage someone else's ego.”
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