There are certainly people out there who seem immune to the effects of narcissism. However, for those of us who don’t fit that description and find ourselves struggling with narcissistic behaviors and thoughts from time to time, there is hope. By understanding the basics of narcissistic behavior and breaking through any resistance we may have, we can learn how to force a narcissistic breakdown.
Narcissists are often able to get away with their behavior because they believe that they are superior to others and can do what they want. But eventually, their egos and sense of entitlement will lead to a breakdown.
There are a few things that you can do in order to force a narcissistic breakdown. The first step is to understand that narcissism is a mental disorder and that it requires professional help. Secondly, you need to be patient and understand that narcissism takes time to heal. Third, you need to be vocal and aggressive when it comes to getting help for the narcissist. You must stay away from the person if they do not want help.
See also: Short man syndrome and narcissism
What is narcissism and why is it a problem?
Narcissism is a personality disorder that is characterized by an excessive need for admiration and self-admiration. People with narcissism often have a grandiose view of themselves and believe that they are superior to others. This can lead to problems in relationships, as narcissists often expect excessive levels of admiration and attention from those around them.
Additionally, people with narcissism may be excessively self-promoting, expecting favorable treatment and opportunities without providing anything in return. As a result, those around them may feel taken advantage of or abused. Narcissism can be difficult to identify, as it often manifests itself in seemingly positive ways. However, if left unchecked, narcissism can lead to many damaging effects on both the individual and their relationships.
The five stages of a narcissistic breakdown
Denial is the first stage and typically lasts for the first few weeks or months after the person realizes they have a problem. They may not believe that they possess any traits or behaviors that could be considered narcissistic, and will insist that everything is still normal in their relationship.
Anger is the next stage and typically occurs when the person begins to realize that their delusions are not going to be accepted. They may become frustrated and lash out at anyone who tries to explain or help them resolve the problem. This can often result in significant damage to both parties involved in the relationship. After anger, there is usually a period of rebuilding where both parties work to rebuild trust and rebuild their relationship.
The next stage of a narcissistic breakdown is bargaining. The individual will attempt to convince others that they are worth their weight in gold, even if this means making compromises or giving up important aspects of their own life.
Next, the individual enters into a period of depression, in which they may lose interest in activities that used to bring them pleasure and feel overwhelmed by their feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt.
The hallmark of a narcissistic breakdown is an intense feeling of self-doubt and unworthiness. In the final stages of a breakdown, the individual begins to accept that they are flawed and imperfect. They may also start to see their flaws in a new light, and learn to appreciate their own strengths. This process can be difficult, but it is ultimately beneficial for the narcissist.
How to force a narcissistic breakdown: by triggering their denial stage
If you want to force a narcissistic breakdown, you need to know how to trigger their denial stage. Narcissists typically deny any problems or deficits in themselves and will resist accepting responsibility for their actions or behaviors. Here are a few ways to push a narcissist over the edge:
- Accuse them of being selfish or ungrateful. Claim that they’re not taking enough time for you or ignoring your concerns.
- Challenge their authority or ideas. Refute their assertions with facts and logic, or challenge them on their motives.
- Bring up past failures or incidents that they’ve tried to ignore or rationalize away.
- Display anger and hostility toward them. This will upset and frustrate the narcissist, who will then become more open to questioning his own beliefs and behavior.
How to force a narcissistic breakdown: by provoking their anger stage
Triggering a narcissistic breakdown can be difficult, but it’s necessary if you want to get through to them and force them to improve. Here are eight steps that will help you provocation the anger stage in a narcissist:
- Be aware of their emotional state. Narcissists are often in a good mood, so don’t expect them to react violently when you start provoking them. Pay attention to their body language and behavior to gauge how they’re feeling.
- Set boundaries with them. If they start getting angry, don’t let them control the conversation or the interaction. Tell them what you want from the conversation and how long it’ll last. Make it clear that you won’t tolerate any abuse or manipulation from them.
- Challenge their beliefs firmly but politely.
How to force a narcissistic breakdown: by convincing them to bargain
Narcissists are often very confident and self-sufficient, but they can be brought down to earth in a hurry if you persuade them to bargain. This strategy works best if the narcissist feels threatened or uncertain about their position. Here’s how it works..
- First, make sure that you have the advantage in terms of resources or power. If you’re dealing with someone who is used to getting their own way, this will weaken their resolve.
- Second, use strong communication skills. Narcissists tend to be inflexible and unyielding, so make sure that your messages are clear and concise. Don’t get bogged down in details; stay focused on the goal of reaching an agreement.
- Finally, be persistent.
How to force a narcissistic breakdown: by getting them depressed
It has been well documented that people who are Narcissistic Tendency Disorder (NPD) have a very difficult time functioning in healthy relationships. This is due to their need for constant admiration, adoration, and approval. If you are trying to get your partner with NPD to break down, it is important to understand that depression is the perfect tool for this purpose.
First and foremost, make sure you understand what triggers your partner’s narcissistic behavior. Once you know what it is that sets off their need for admiration and adoration, you can begin to manipulate them into feeling depressed. One of the quickest ways to do this is to attack their self-esteem. By diminishing their self-worth, they will begin to feel like they cannot function without your approval.
Next, try to isolate them from loved ones and friends.
How to force a narcissistic breakdown: by giving them the acceptance they need
A narcissistic personality disorder is a serious mental illness that can be very hard to treat. If left untreated, it can lead to social isolation, problems with relationships, and even suicide. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to treating narcissistic personality disorder, but one common method is giving the person the acceptance they need. This can be done through therapy, medication, or a combination of the two.
One of the most important things you can do for someone who has a narcissistic personality disorder gives them understand and patience. They may think they are superior to everyone else and need constant affirmation from others in order to feel good about themselves. It may take some time for them to trust you enough to open up about their feelings. Be patient and understanding, and offer your help in any way possible.
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