11 Signs of a Narcissistic Relationship & How to Cope
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Originally Published: September 9, 2021
Original Author: Dianne Grande, PhD
Original Reviewer: Kristen Fuller, MD
Updated: September 9, 2022
Author: No Change
Reviewer: No Change
Primary Changes: Edited for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added 3 new signs. Added “Understanding the Narcissistic Relationship Pattern”. New material written by Silvi Saxena, MBA, MSW, LSW, CCTP, OSW-C and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.