Their interest in a woman is immediate upon seeing her, and she may wield considerable power over him based on her sexual attractiveness.
Women are generally willing to enter relationships, but men worry about finding out down the road that a woman was not who he thought.
These individuals are lively, dramatic, enthusiastic, and flirtatious.
They may be inappropriately sexually provocative, express strong emotions with an impressionistic style, and be easily influenced by others.
Nearly 10% of 20-somethings are thought to have NPD, and it’s estimated that 26% of people now in their twenties will have developed NPD by the age of 65.
Women narcissists often are diagnosed with the subset Histrionic Personality Disorder: A personality disorder characterized by a pattern of excessive emotionality and attention-seeking, including an excessive need for approval and inappropriate seductiveness, usually beginning in early adulthood.
Twenge and Campbell, authors of , studied 37,000 college students (2006) in an effort to understand modern levels of self-involvement:1.
In 1982, just 15% of college kids scored high on the Narcissistic Personality Inventory, but that number has risen to 25%, largely due to a greater number of narcissistic women.2.Just curious, you had the post on this is what good guys look like and red flags for bad guys, I’d be interested if you have a comparable list on how to identify the red flags for bad girls who are likely to behave like the woman here.That’s a fair question, and as I’ve been thinking it over I’ve found that applying the same standards women use doesn’t really work.Today, social media breeds narcissism by constantly encouraging women to post flattering photos, and create online profiles that stress their uniqueness.Facebook, Twitter and You Tube all require self-promotion, bringing out the narcissist in us.Women are attracted to men for a whole host of reasons, and struggle with the question of how to read a guy’s intentions.