Associated features may include egocentrism, self-indulgence, continuous longing for appreciation, feelings that are easily hurt, and persistent manipulative behavior to achieve their own needs.Female narcissists focus more heavily on physical appearance that male narcissists.
How can a man verify a woman’s character quickly, so that he doesn’t get caught up in a relationship with a woman who is unlikely to be monogamous over the long-term?
If a man avoids one thing in a woman, he will increase his chances of long-term happiness a thousand fold: It used to be that the word narcissist wasn’t thrown around lightly.
We saved it for sociopaths and historical figures like Machiavelli and Napolean.
Female examples were rare, and generally found in fiction: Rebecca of the Daphne Du Maurier novel, Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond in the 1950 film Sunset Boulevard.
For women, it’s critical to observe a man’s character over a period of time to assess his willingness to enter into a committed relationship.