It is a factor in trait theory used in various self-report inventories of personality such as the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory.
Like I was, do find yourself constantly obsessing over what is happening, what went wrong, and how you can possibly make sense of all the madness? Perhaps you are now left wondering why your ‘perceived’ fairytale relationship went from being EVERYTHING you have ever hoped for, EVERYTHING you have ever dreamed of, to becoming a complete train wreck overnight?(You want to they love you back and change is scary, so why come up with reasons to leave?) Plus, many narcissists come off as charming, attractive, and — once you've been hooked by their allure — incredibly hard to quit.The American Psychiatric Association has listed the classification narcissistic personality disorder in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) since 1968, drawing on the historical concept of megalomania.Narcissism is also considered a social or cultural problem.Read my story, and learn what it is like to be with a narcissist, what to expect during the relationship and at the end of the relationship.