Narcissistic insults stem from clashes with reality. Reality sends the message: “You’re not as great or powerful as you think you are.” But grandiose characters don’t take such challenges lying down. They see them as both and affront and an insult. And that’s typically when they unleash their rage.
Narcissistic bullies act out of a sense of entitlement. And they injure without compunction because they lack shame and empathy.
All the studies tell us that the callous abuse of others, rooted in empathy deficits, is the hallmark feature of psychopathy.
Teachers have known for some time that some of the biggest obstacles to achieving academic success arise out of some students’ inadequate personal and social development.
Manipulators and other disturbed characters sometimes like to openly threaten or brow-beat someone else into giving-up or giving-in to their demands. They like to terrorize others into submission.