Narcissists try to verbally abuse others under the guise of sarcasm and cutting jokes. If their target challenges them about their behavior, narcissists claims that the target is too sensitive, melodramatic or does not get their
Q: How can I piss off my narcissist without hell raining down on me in the process? Part 1 A: There are only two ways to consistently piss off your narcissist so that you make their lives as miserable as they’ve made yours: IGNORE THEM.
Just because a person doesn't put hands on you, that doesn't mean they aren't abusive. Abuse is control, blatant disrespect, & also hurtful words. Don't settle for emotional abuse thinking it's ok because it's not physical.
Not all sociopaths are criminals, they are often someone you know. They can be quite charming in the presence of friends and coworkers but among close relationships will fly into a rage at the least little thing.