How To Cure A Narcissist

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Can anyone besides the narcissist cure their Narcissist Personality Disorder?

PART I ~ The Narcissist Parent

For I could not recall attachment, closeness, memories of the scent of Mother's perfume, the feel of her skin, the sound of her voice singing in the kitchen, the solace of her rocking, holding and comforting, the intellectual stimulation and joy of being read to.
~ Karyl McBride, Ph.D.

Second, I didn't want to face how feeling like an unmothered child had such a devastating effect on me and my life. To acknowledge this meant I had to face it.
~ Karyl McBride, Ph.D.

It is because they are nothing that many women sullenly confine their interests merely to their egos and inflate them so greatly as to confound them with Everything.
~ Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex

The most powerful way to help others into their own recovery is to simply live your own life of recovery.
~ John C. Friel and Linda D. Friel, Adult Children

The DSM-5 indicates that persons with NPD usually display some or all of the following symptoms, typically without the commensurate qualities or accomplishments:

1.Grandiosity with expectations of superior treatment from other people
2.Fixated on fantasies of power, success, intelligence, attractiveness, etc.
3.Self-perception of being unique, superior,
and associated with high-status people and institutions
4.Needing continual admiration from others
5.Sense of entitlement to special treatment and to obedience from others
6.Exploitative of others to achieve personal gain
7.Unwilling to empathize with the feelings, wishes, and needs of other people
8.Intensely envious of others, and the belief that others are equally envious of them
9.Pompous and arrogant demeanor

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PART II ~ Narcissistic Relationships