Dating someone with mild bipolar
His constant criticisms about everything I do, how I look has been very wearing on me.It started with how beautiful my long hair was, but it's too long and he'd like to see me wear it shorter. Now I do and it's after nearly 31 years of marriage.When I met him years ago I was poor and struggling.
Deep down, most pathological narcissists feel like the “ugly duckling,” even if they painfully don’t want to admit it. Shows wanton disregard for other people’s thoughts, feelings, possessions, and physical space. Shows little remorse and blames the victim for one’s own lack of respect. This “trophy” complex can exhibit itself physically, romantically, sexually, socially, religiously, financially, materially, professionally, academically, or culturally.
― Anonymous Psychologist Stephen Johnson writes that the narcissist is someone who has “buried his true self-expression in response to early injuries and replaced it with a highly developed, compensatory false self.” This alternate persona to the real self often comes across as grandiose, “above others,” self-absorbed, and highly conceited.