The Somatic Narcissist: 10 Flaunting Signs To Recognize Them

what is a somatic narcissist

As we know, narcissists are people who tend to inflate their own importance, lack empathy for others, and need constant validation (1). How is a somatic narcissist different? ‘Somatic’ means ‘related to the body’, so somatic narcissism involves being very preoccupied or obsessed with one’s physical appearance and sexual attractiveness (2).  A somatic narcissist uses … Read more

Why Do Narcissists Get Jealous? The Narcissist and Jealousy

why do narcissists get jealous

Robert A. Heinlein, in his book Time Enough for Love, famously said (via his character, Lazarus Long) “A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.” If he was right, that would make narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) an interesting case when it comes to jealousy. … Read more