Being in a relationship with someone with narcissistic personality disorder can be frustrating and sometimes really hurtful. As a mental health condition, narcissistic personality disorder may manifest differently in every person.
Some people may have developed defense mechanisms that make them use manipulation tactics against their partners, family members, and friends. Others may experience less serious symptoms and can have long-term relationships.
In either case, narcissistic personality disorder isn’t a personal choice. Nonetheless, it can be difficult to deal with a narcissistic partner, especially when you don’t know what to do. Being on the receiving end of their hurtful behavior can affect your mental health and well-being.
How can you deal with a narcissistic partner? We explore the answer in this article!