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19 signs you’re a narcissist and don’t even know it

Behaviors that make narcissists so difficult to be around — such as constantly belittling others — also makes them effective at rising up the ranks.
Penn Badgley plays Joe Goldberg in "You" on Netflix.

‘You’ fans think Joe is a psychopath, but mental health experts say they’re wrong

"You" never explicitly diagnoses its main character Joe Goldberg with any mental health condition, but that hasn't stopped fans from theorizing.
Narcissistic personality disorder is a condition in which a person has an inflated sense of self-importance and lack of empathy for others.

Baby boomers are more sensitive than millennials, according to the largest-ever study on narcissism

People tend to become less narcissistic with age, but older generations are still more narcissistic than younger ones, researchers found.
"If you are a narcissist you believe strongly that you are better than anyone else and that you deserve reward," psychologist and lead study author Kostas Papageorgiou told BBC.

Narcissists may be bad friends and partners, but they’re likely happier than you

Narcissists tend to get over disappointment and rejection more easily because they don't blame themselves for what went wrong.
Mushroom?

A woman told an advice column that her in-laws won’t stop serving her mushrooms despite her deadly allergy, and a trauma therapist thinks it cou...

The woman, who signed the letter "Disrespected Daughter-in-Law," said her husband's parents even started putting mushroom powder in mashed potatoes.
Narcissists like the spotlight to be on them.

Narcissists use a subtle conversation tactic to make everything about them, and you may not notice it until its driving you crazy

Rather than supporting the other person in what they say, narcissists manipulate the conversation by shifting every point to be about them.
Lots of people are sexting, but not everyone is doing it safely.

Men who send unsolicited pictures of their penises are likely to be narcissists, according to science

The research also found that photo-senders were more likely to demonstrate sexist behavior, but no more likely to watch porn, than more modest men.
"Women with dark personality traits and traditional gender role beliefs may exploit traditional dating scripts for men," researchers write.

There’s now evidence some women go on dates for free meals, and they have some disturbing personality traits in common

Women who think "foodie calls" are acceptable tend to endorse traditional gender roles and score highly on scales measuring "dark" traits.
According to psychologist Gregory Kushnick, social media platforms like YouTube foster narcissistic behavior.

The feud between James Charles and Tati Westbrook is a reminder of how YouTube is the perfect breeding ground for narcissists

A psychologist explains how YouTube and other social media platforms create an environment for narcissism.
Narcissistic parents create a damaging environment for children to grow up in.

Narcissistic parents identify their children as either a favourite or a scapegoat, and they pit them against each other

Narcissists often emotionally reject a child that reminds them of their own insecurities and flaws.