Question: What is narcissistic mirroring?

Mirroring, or reflecting back what others say and do, is a common behavior that many of us engage in, often unconsciously, to create rapport and show feelings of connectedness with others.

Do narcs mirror?

If you have been in a relationship with a narcissist, you may have found they “copy” your behaviors, and your identity becomes their identity. This would be an example of mirroring in narcissism. They are trying to give you what you want as a way to win you over: Narcissists are excellent at control and manipulation.

How does an empath mirror a narcissist?

In their plutonic state, an empath thus becomes a narcissists narcissist. Mirroring them, the empath becomes devoid of empathy for the narcissist, turning extremely cold and aiming to destroy their fragile egos.

Is mirroring a red flag?

“If the other persons mirroring isnt leading you to a comfort zone, but instead leading you somewhere you dont want to be, thats a red flag.

Are Narcissists usually attractive?

Primarily, narcissists are attractive because they think of themselves as the top prize, and that factors into to how other people see them. They believe in their own value (on the surface, at least), so their charisma and confidence often makes them the life of a party.

Why does the narcissist mirror you?

People with NPD engage in narcissistic mirroring for three primary reasons: They lack a stable identity and are trying on yours. They are working to win you over, reflecting back what they think you want to see. They are faking intimacy, because they lack the skills and desire for genuine connection.

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