For tips on how to reduce or eliminate over fifteen types of negative attitudes and feelings, see my book (click on title): "How to Let Go of Negative Thoughts and Emotions”. The “Misunderstood Special Person” The self-perceptions of some introverted narcissists include notions such as: “I’m special,” “I’m one-of a kind,” “I’m ahead of my time,” “I’m so unique no one understands me,” and “I’m so smart I’m above everyone else.” Statements such as these reveal common narcissistic tendencies of superiority, grandiosity, and entitlement. She had a brain aneurysm and survived so eat healthy and follow a health regime.
Often, they will make a quick assessment of a person or situation, find it uninteresting, flawed, or unworthy of their attention, and mentally tune out (block you out). Lack of Empathy ― Anonymous Both extrovert and introvert narcissists share this trait. If she really is borderline then know that a lot of pain is behind those suicide threats, fear of abandonment is deep rooted in those who suffer from it.
My brother is a covert narc so it took much longer for me to identify what was really going on with my father.
While my brother dominated conversations and got mean when he wasn't the center of attention, my father usually remained quiet.
While some people may exhibit a few of the following traits at one time or another, a pathologically introverted narcissist tends to dwell habitually in several of the following personas, while remaining largely unaware of (or unconcerned with) how these behaviors affect others. Quiet Smugness/Superiority Many extrovert narcissists are fairly easy to spot, with their grandiose mannerisms and attention-seeking machinations.
Introvert narcissists, on the other hand, can be more difficult to pinpoint, at least at the outset.