Surviving a Relationship with a Narcissist,” about eight signs that may tell you if you’ve fallen for a narcissist. Durvasula said narcissists particularly “don't want to wait in line, expect VIP treatment, and get angry [or] irritable when people don't accord them with special treatment.” 9 SIGNS YOUR PARTNER MAY BE CHEATING ON YOU 2. “[Narcissists] rarely remember what you told them — even 10 minutes later — look at their phone or around the room when you are speaking, and they give a ‘twisted’ or ‘revised’ version of what you said,” Durvasula said. Sometimes the waiter gets the order wrong or your food comes out late, but if your partner gets angry or is rude for no reason, he may be a narcissist. Narcissists in particular love taking them and are obsessed with sharing photos of themselves and their whereabouts online. You might think your partner just likes spending time with you, but if he or she is stealing you from your loved ones more so than what feels normal, this could be a sign of narcissism.
That said, if you see that your partner exhibits several of the traits mentioned above, it’s best to sit up and take notice.
All of the traits listed in this article are ways of dodging vulnerability, and that’s a narcissist’s favorite tactic.
In an article published in Psychology Today, the author wrote that there is “a growing consensus among psychologists says no, it isn't.
True pathological narcissism has always been rare and remains so: It affects an estimated 1 percent of the population, and that prevalence hasn't changed demonstrably since clinicians started measuring it.” The reason why narcissism appears to be “on the rise” is because of people’s misunderstanding and misuse of the term.
That said, narcissism is a highly complex personality disorder with both covert and overt expressions.