There are ways to make a narcissist easier to deal with.
Emphasize community when you talk to them. When they feel there’s a strong group behind something, they’re more likely to behave:
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When they do something wrong, use disappointment as a weapon to keep them in line. It works better than anger:
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Maybe you think you don’t deal with too many narcissists. There’s research that shows the leader of a group is more likely to be on the narcissistic end of the spectrum:
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This piece originally appeared on Barking Up the Wrong Tree.
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