preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, beauty, or ideal love3. believes they are is ‘special’ and can only be understood by, or should associate with, other special or high-status people4. requires excessive admiration5. feels an entitlement with unreasonable expectations of favorable treatment6. is interpersonally exploitative7. lacks empathy: is unwilling to identify with the feelings and needs of others8. is envious of others or believes that others are envious of him9.arrogant, haughty behaviorHuman infants assume they are the center of their universe. When the baby realizes that it does not control its parents, it gives up its fantasy of being all-powerful and becomes emotionally attached to its parents. N.D.P. is a condition in which the infant does not invest its emotions in its parents but rather, redirects them back to itself.Narcissists surround themselves with codependents, as they tend to work beyond healthy limits to do whatever the narcissist needs. Narcissists crave power, codependents crave security. Codependent patterns of behavior include:-Perfectionism
-Lack of trust
-Avoiding decision making and confrontation
-Subordinating one’s needs to those of the narcissist
“Suffering from N.D.P., Brian projected all his negative feelings into his friend Phil. By greatly exaggerating and publicizing Phil’s minor failures and greatly understating and ignoring Phil’s successes, Brian was able to feel better about himself.”
Person 2: No, she has NPD.
Guitarists and other musicians that use effects pedals will often post pictures of their new pedals to Facebook groups and forums with the acronym NPD.
Girl 2: “No way.. hes fo shoooo an NPD I can’t see that happening EVER.”