Question: What to say to disarm a narcissist?

By saying we rather than I or you, you include yourself in the behaviour. The narcissist is probably so angry at you because you dared to defend yourself, so to try and stop the argument escalating further you can try and remind them youre in this together, and itll be better off for everyone to stop.

What to say to a narcissist to calm them down?

I believe that: Empathy teaches empathy.Do say: “You must have felt very disappointed (hurt, angry, etc. Do not say: “I know you felt disappointed when I….. Do say: “So sorry. Dont say: “You always take what I say the wrong way!”Do say: “I love you and you love me.More items •10 Oct 2017

What is the best way to respond to a narcissist?

What to Do With a NarcissistEducateyourself. Find out more about the disorder. It can help you understand the narcissists strengths and weaknesses and learn how to handle them better. Create boundaries. Be clear about your boundaries. Speak up for yourself. When you need something, be clear and concise.

What happens when you challenge a narcissist?

Someone experiencing narcissistic rage may feel that someone else or an event in their life is threatening or may injure their self-esteem or self-worth. They may act and feel grandiose and superior to others.

How do I defend myself against a narcissist?

Here are the steps you should take:Dont argue about right and wrong Instead, try to empathise with their feelings. Use we language. Dont expect an apology. Ask about a topic that interests them. Dont take the bait yourself. Remember to put yourself first.11 Feb 2018

How do you win an argument with a narcissist?

Here are the steps you should take:Dont argue about right and wrong Instead, try to empathise with their feelings. Use we language. Dont expect an apology. Ask about a topic that interests them. Dont take the bait yourself. Remember to put yourself first.11 Feb 2018

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