The episode highlights instances where the narcissist’s impulsive actions clash with the empath’s need for understanding. It stresses the importance of recognizing red flags and the challenges of disentangling from relationships with narcissists, especially when they’re family or have children. Ultimately, it underscores the critical need for self-care and vigilance in identifying these behavioral traits to maintain healthier relationships which lead to more peace and safety!


Lessons Learned


Lesson 1 = The characteristics of a Narcissist were shared along with real life examples of interactions.


Lesson 2 = The characteristics of an Empath were shared along with real life examples of interactions between an empath and a narcissist.


Lesson 3 = Pay close attention to red flags if you find yourself in a relationship with a narcissist and consider the possibility of leaving. Remember, it’s crucial to prioritize your well-being.



Article 13 Common Behaviors and Values of Narcissistic People by Psychology Today

Article The Top 10 Traits of an Empath by Judith Orloff, M.D.

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