A lot is written about narcissism.

However, because this has become a trendy buzzword, not all information is accurate.

The word narcissist is being confused with simply selfish or egocentric behavior.

When in fact, it is a severe personality disorder that goes far beyond an individual having a few self-centric ways.

The following piece written by Zoe Weiner on Well+Good is worth the read.


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