To some extent, everyone exhibits narcissistic characteristics. A normal amount encourages healthy people to be proud of their successes. However, when narcissism becomes excessive and is used to control others, it becomes dangerous. The things narcissistic people say in an argument might even ruin your self-esteem.
Narcissists believe they are extremely important. They are continuously looking for praise and attention. They appear to be self-assured individuals. But, subconsciously or unconsciously, they lack confidence. They do, in fact, have extremely poor self-esteem.
And that is why narcissists say some things that can hurt you or make you feel belittled. They raise their self-esteem by lowering yours. This is one of their most common strategies.
Here are some of the most common things a narcissist will say to you during an argument if they want to get to you!