Having his faults pointed out to him or even having to admit that he made a mistake can set him off into a fit of rage. Mediation and counseling rarely helps to improve communications with a narcissist because this type of person sees themselves as under attack and can’t stand for their actions to be subject to the opinions of others and held up to the light. He disregards your healthy needs for attention and affection.
Since narcissistic men often lack empathy and the self-examination necessary to create an intimate relationship, you’ll often find yourself running on empty.
If you recognize these signs in a man that you are dating, it is helpful to remember that narcissists have very rigid expectations (especially for themselves) and so this type of man rarely changes his ways.
A recent first date I went on was with this type of guy.
My date with a dentist turned into a three hour marathon of misery for me when he insisted that we sit in a back booth that he had reserved in advance with the hostess by visiting the restaurant the night before and then he told our server that he would leave an extra generous tip if she served our meals at a very leisurely pace.
: The Seven Deadly Sins Of Narcissism, it has become 'one of the most prevalent personality disorders of our time'.
It's said that more than ten million Americans suffer from a lesser form of Narcissistic Personality Disorder.