Whats makes a Narcissist unhappy?
These examples show what would make a narcissist unhappy:
- They are not flattered anymore
- They are criticized
- They are ignored by those of a higher status
- They are treated the same as everyone else
- They are not the centre of attention
- Their advice is not listened to
- Other people given the spotlight
- They are questioned about the veracity of their stories
- They are laughed at in company
The things that make narcissists deeply unhappy people is that all their happiness comes from external forces: they rely on flattery, on their looks, their accomplishments, their possessions, and so on. So if any one of these factors was to prove to be less than special or amazing, their whole world would collapse around them.