How to Get a Narcissist to Love You

A very insightful, thought-provoking, and brilliant post by a wonderful blogger.

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If you’ve ever been in love with a narcissist, then you know the confusion that this kind of love can create. Narcissists turn love into a mythical, fairy tale quest – which usually involves you trying desperately to win their heart, but their heart is always just out of your reach like a carrot dangled in front of you.

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At some point you want to grab that carrot and eat it… before it turns rotten.

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But a narcissist’s love, as good as it looks on the outside sometimes, always tastes funny (and not funny-haha). This post explains why it tastes that way.

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Thank you for sharing!

In the Net! - Stories of Life and Narcissistic Survival

The title of this post arrived in my search terms about a year ago. This query also came up for Ursula over at An Upturned Soul; she posted a excellent response that you can read here.

Frankly, I considered responding but then dropped it because I felt very ambivalent. I wondered if it was a real question or if it was in fact a narcissist who was just trolling. If real, what would I say to someone who is looking for an answer to this? I felt a little depressed every time I thought about it – there’s some poor, desperate person out there who is  trying to save a marriage, an engagement, a friendship, a relationship of some sort. But Ursula encouraged me to try – to give my take on it.

This person – I’m going to call him or her “Terry,” has likely done at least a little…

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2 thoughts on “How to Get a Narcissist to Love You

  1. Very sad, and still hard to accept. Thank you for posting.

    “Hope, it is the quintessential human delusion, simultaneously the source of your greatest strength, and your greatest weakness.”
    -The Architect, in the Matrix Reloaded

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