Quick Answer: Can A Narcissist Love?

Can a narcissist fall in love?

When narcissists fall hopelessly and deeply in love with codependents, they love even more intensely than a person who is psychologically healthy, i.e., a person who is neither a codependent nor a narcissist.

Because the codependent can deliver the goods, they fall hopelessly in love.

Can a relationship work with a narcissist?

It’s certainly possible to have a relationship with a narcissist, but it’s going to be emotionally and psychologically exhausting. Narcissists drain all the life and spirit from their partner, using them as an emotional — and sometimes literal — punching bag.2 Sep 2018

Can a narcissist ever be happy?

The narcissist will never be happy.

“Contrary to the common misperception, narcissists aren’t arrogant even if they act arrogant,” explains Pavel G. Somov, Ph.D. “They simply don’t feel good about themselves.” Deep down, the narcissist’s deepest and most powerful fear is that he is a nothing.16 Apr 2015

Do narcissists love their children?

Since narcissists can’t develop the ability to empathize with others, they can never learn to love. Unfortunately, this doesn’t change when narcissists have children. The narcissist parent sees their child merely as a possession who can be used to further their own self-interests.