Narcissism

Identifying, Understanding and Managing Narcissism
Narrated by: Rebecca Nance
Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
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Have you ever thought that someone in your life currently or someone you were involved with in the past is a narcissist? Perhaps you think that you may be living with one. You, or someone you know, could even have horrific stories to tell of Machiavellian encounters with your “loved one” that just wouldn’t stop. You may think that you are being treated like an “object” used for their every desire or used like you are a slave, and you just can’t understand why.

Some poor souls who believe they have been victims of narcissism tell of going through hell, then ending up divorced and millions of dollars in debt. Or you are positive your boss is a narcissist, and you need to figure out how to deal with it or you are going to “go crazy” or resign before you do.

Maybe people have accused you of being a narcissist, and you think this accusation is just a nasty way of telling you they think you are selfish. Of course, you are better than most everyone else. Why can’t the world just accept it? Why won’t everybody do what you tell them to do? They know you are always right! Or have you ever feared that because you have so many “broken” relationships that you are indeed a narcissist?

Narcissism is an often misunderstood and a misused term. There are many questions about it and some strong opinions about it as well. Here are some of the common comments and questions “heard on the street” about the hot topic of narcissism:

What is narcissism anyway? Is it really a mental problem that some people have, or is it just a “bad personality type”? If it is a mental condition, how do you get it? Is it contagious? Is it “terminal’? Can it be treated with drugs? Why in the world would anybody call the love-of-self narcissistic? I heard that a certain amount of narcissism is healthy, and without having it, you are going to get trampled on in life. Is this true? Where did this term come from?

Once you have narcissism, if it is real, can anybody really do anything about it? Can a doctor help my spouse or my boss or not? If so, what kind of doctor?

I may not be able to address every one of your questions about narcissism, but by listening to this audiobook, you should get a good head start on the problem and perhaps be knowledgeable enough to know what to do next, or at least know where to seek additional information.

©2018 Rina Mcnally (P)2018 Rina Mcnally

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A great, concise help.

Bought & listened to the audiobook the same evening. Was looking for something that would help me ascertain whether or not someone close to me actually fell within the criteria of having NPD, and if so, what my options might be for dealing with it (short of closing the door on the relationship, which is also obviously an option, but sometimes one of the most difficult to do, albeit the most seemingly simple). This was a very good choice. The book is quick and concise; the info and delivery are easy to understand. Very helpful overall. Thank you!

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Unusual and difficult to diagnose condition is clearly discussed here. Highly recommend for anyone dealing with a covert narcissist.

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complete guide

This book is a complete guide to identify a covert narcissist, a passive aggressive narcissist, and emotional and psychological abuse

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This book is the light in the tunnel for anyone w

This book is the light in the tunnel for anyone who's been down the crazy-making path of a relationship with a covert narcissist.

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fabulous guide

Anyway, I wouldn't spend money on it but as something to help you fill time and give you moderate encouragement, it was a book, that's all I can say.

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clear guide

This book is so clear and concise while speaking straight to my heart! I could not recommend this book more!

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This deserves the top rating.

The author of this audio piece has tackled a very sensitive topic, but in a very considerate way. The step-by-step guidance is something I wouldn't take for granted.

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A good find here.

A persuasive book that is never dry, it has driven me to rethink about myself and those around me. Great read!

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Reliable until the end.

Reliable! It has included some easy-to-understand solutions one can use to defuse hostile situations should you ever find yourself in an extreme narcissist’s hands.

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A conclusive guide on narcissism.

It's suitable for anyone who wants to take a close look at narcissism and the real deal behind it.

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  • 07-29-19

Helpful!

No matter how simple this audiobook is, I can’t deny the fact that it’s one tool that is helping me now. It’s gradually shaping me to my true self and I have never felt this happy!

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  • Sherri Shaw
  • 07-29-19

it is enlightening

It has served as my enlightenment to an overwhelming and confusing topic. It is with this guide that I came to understand how a narcissist uses shame as a weapon to fool me into feeling inferior. This is what my narcissistic stepmother’s trying to do. Finally, I am about to be free.

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  • Evelyn Baker
  • 07-28-19

Somehow, it gave validation on what happened to me

Somehow, it gave validation on what happened to me. I left my husband a year ago but I'm not yet totally healed leading me to pursue the right book to guide me. This one's amazingly useful!

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  • Charlotte Campbell
  • 07-28-19

It has served its purpose. Great!

I became hopeful because of this piece. It is the best resource I've found. Not that long but it has proven its effectiveness.

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  • Mandy Fields
  • 07-27-19

Deep and meaningful.

It totally differs from the previous books I've consulted on. It is deeper and meaningful. Covering bee grounds, I intend to make the most out of this audiobook by pondering on it night after night.

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  • Lucretia Wrenn
  • 07-27-19

it's interesting to note.

It is interesting to note why some of us are such fruitful sources of narcissistic supply. A total bell-ringer, it hit me hard! Every point made sense.

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  • Hellen Eller
  • 07-26-19

My road map...

It’s serving as my road map. The coping mechanism makes healing more effective. Engaging till the end.

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  • Shannon Wood
  • 07-25-19

I got all words of wisdom here.

The Kindle ebook is also available. I’d like to check on that. This narcissism piece by Rina McNally has provided me with all the information I never knew I needed. Cool!

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  • Mamie SImmons
  • 07-25-19

I’ll most likely listen from time to time.

The in-depth guide I’ll most likely listen from time to time as it brought enlightenment to my rather ignorant mind. It’s all about understanding a personality disorder and surviving a Relationship with narcissist.

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  • Laurie Moore
  • 07-24-19

I am hopeful about this.

I would prefer not to be caught in the snare of a genuinely harsh relationship with a narcissist. Thus, I am hoping a book like this aid me. It turns out this audio guide has a major effect in my life. I wish it will do likewise to you.