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Why Narcissists have affairs?

Why Narcissists have affairs?

The narcissist feels that the normal rules shouldn’t apply to them, and that what they want should supersede anything else. They also perceive their own attractiveness, sexual prowess, and intelligence to be above average. Being in a relationship with someone who operates this way is a perfect setup for infidelity.

How does a covert narcissist act in marriage?

Covert Narcissists tend to be quiet, and self-contained, often bestowing minimal attention on their spouses. Even when their spouses make bids for attention, and complain about their loneliness, the Covert Narcissist will always turn the conversation back to their exclusive singular focus… themselves.

How do you tell if a narcissist is cheating on you?

Projection is a hallmark sign of the narcissist. If they are cheating (which is more common among narcissists than others), they will accuse you of cheating. These accusations ramp up when you go out of town or engage in an activity without them. Also, time away means less attention for them.

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What is a typical narcissist like in a relationship?

A typical narcissist is always in search of the narcissistic supply. So, as a relationship starts fading, the narcissist suffers a lack of narcissistic supply. The lower the narcissist feels your value, the lesser your relationship strokes his/her ego. Thus, the narcissist constantly starts searching for a new narcissistic supply.

Can a narcissist be married and have kids and have relationships?

The narcissist who is married is probably the most prolific of all the other narcissists because of the game he has ultimately chosen to play. Indeed, the married narcissist can live in suburbia with the wife and kids and, at the same time, carry on one or more relationships outside of the marriage without appearing the least bit stressed about it.

Why does a narcissist constantly look for a new supply?

So, as a relationship starts fading, the narcissist suffers a lack of narcissistic supply. The lower the narcissist feels your value, the lesser your relationship strokes his/her ego. Thus, the narcissist constantly starts searching for a new narcissistic supply. This is generally a new partner or a new ‘friends with benefits’ relationship.

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Can a narcissist be loyal to only one person?

There is almost always the Other Woman (Other Man) or Other Women (Other Men) in the romantic and sexual lives of narcissists. A narcissist can be loyal to no one. Since he/she is incapable of true intimacy, being devoted to one spouse ot partner is absurd to this type of personality.