Yet others can talk for hours about themselves, making you feel like you are of lesser importance.
This is called meeting your own needs, and it’s a great way to boost your ego and pirate-proof your life.
Ignoring your needs to pour attention and energy into a self-absorbed person isn’t virtuous.
Dare them to jump off a cliff and they’ll fetch their Go Pro and post the video.
Running is boring, running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain is awesome.
They can have moments of generosity and charm, but for the most part, they simply lack the skill or willingness to be thoughtful and considerate.
This knowledge will give you a clear understanding of where you stand in the relationship. They crave for your attention, but don’t give you any.
The trick is to be civil but never offer the attention the self-absorbed person craves.
It works by limiting your words to bland, noncommittal comments with them.
They will dislike and devalue you if you don’t buy into their misplaced “superiority.”If you’ve met someone very selfish or perhaps have a friend or partner who’s selfish, here are some concrete ways you can deal with them. Accept that the self-centered person might never consider your needs first.