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Narcissistic Supply: Weird things Covert Narcissists do to Feed Their Egos

A narcissist’s need for affirmation and admiration is like fuel for their ego, and narcissistic supply is the fuel that keeps it going. To sustain their inflated feeling of self-importance and entitlement, narcissists engage in a type of psychological addiction known as narcissistic supply, in which they seek out and expect an endless stream of […]

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12 Unconventionally weird things covert narcissists say to seek sympathy

  Have you ever met someone with an extraordinary talent for eliciting sympathy and compassion from others around them? They’re those individuals who can make things work in their favor while making it seem like they’re the victim. Consider the situation of Sarah, a friend who has been attracting the attention and sympathy of her […]

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The Silent Storm: How Weird Things Covert Narcissists Do as the Secret Silent Weapon

Have you ever noticed certain people go silent in stressful situations? Especially when their opinion and feedback are notably required. Do you wonder why weird people like covert narcissists build a hard shell around them instantly, and why weird things covert narcissists do? Keep reading as we will discuss psychology behind all these strange behaviors. […]

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From Flattery to Fakery: 6 Weird Things Covert Narcissists Do

  Have you ever come across someone who appeared to be very appreciative, altruistic, compassionate, and often shy? But, after spending some time with them, you notice clever changes in their behavior; the appreciative tendencies were taken over by flattering. Their compassionate demeanor revealed their insincere friendships. And the overt shyness was used as a […]

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10 Strange Obsessions: Things Covert Narcissists say

  Narcissism is a personality disorder defined by an excessive preoccupation with one’s own feelings and the approval of others, as well as a general lack of empathy. One of these manifestations is covert narcissism, which differs from extravagant narcissism, which displays arrogance and entitlement more openly. In contrast, covert narcissists frequently evade detection by […]


15 Weird Things Covert Narcissists Do in Relationships

Intimate relationships can present a range of experiences, that involve both positive and difficult aspects. However, when one partner displays covert egoistic characteristics, the dynamics within the relationship can become notably complicated and emotionally stressful. Covert narcissists exhibit a significant ability to hide their authentic character by presenting themselves as humble, reserved, or vulnerable. Consequently, […]


12 destructive Things Covert Narcissists Say in Guise of Advice

  Trying to maintain relationships with people who have covert narcissistic tendencies is like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube or being blindfolded while riding a unicycle on a tightrope. They may appear helpful, but don’t be fooled! These tricks are all about control, sympathy-seeking, and maintaining their oh-so-special status. From gaslighting to backhanded compliments, […]

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False Modesty: 11 Self-Deprecating Things Covert Narcissists Say

    Have you ever met someone who seemed to be an expert in downplaying their accomplishments? When a person appears modest or plays down their strengths or accomplishments, they engage in false modesty. You know, the type of person who always attempts to bolster their ego by making self-deprecating comments? The dynamic is fascinating. […]

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9 things covert narcissists say to poison your mind

If someone close to you has ever left you feeling emotionally exhausted, manipulated, and torn apart by their words and actions, you may be interacting with a covert narcissist. Imagine having a normal conversation with someone who initially seems compassionate and understanding but who leaves you feeling confused and emotionally drained as you spend more […]

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7 Weird things covert narcissists do at work

Have you ever experienced emotional exhaustion at work because of the actions of another person? Some of our colleagues may have peculiar personality traits that make it difficult to understand them and exhausting to work with them. They can’t possibly a narcissists since they are so reserved and shy, right? Have you heard about the […]


7 Subtle Ego Boosting Things Covert Narcissists say

        Ever come across a mastermind who could effortlessly pull your emotional strings like a puppet master, leaving you helplessly craving their validation? Well, these people are none other than covert narcissists. These cunning people may look innocent but are indeed wicked enough to satisfy their egos. One study has found that […]

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7 things covert narcissists say when feeling threatened

The actions of a covert narcissist primarily revolve around manipulation. They consistently manipulate individuals, whether they are spouses, friends, relatives, or co-workers, to satisfy their ego and replenish their sense of self-importance. While some people can easily recognize their manipulative tactics, unfortunately, many others become entangled in their cycle of abuse. If you are also […]

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