What happens when the narcissist knows you’ve figured them out
The mind of the bully
Understanding what fuels the pathological narcissist is the closest a non-disordered individual can get to following the irrational thought processes that drive their behaviour.
Let’s set the scene and attempt to sketch this out with respect to what happens when they are sprung.Where your relationships are based on connection and genuine care for those you choose to surround yourself with, this is not so for the Narcissistic Personality Disordered (NPD) person.
People to the narc, are tools that serve a distinct purpose. Specifically, to feed their beliefs about the fantasy land they have created where they rein as supreme, omnipotent, special, and perfect beings.
This need is such that they are effectively addicted to securing corroboration that supports these beliefs, hence the term ‘supply’.
The narc’s addiction is the dependence on this external reinforcement that their false self-beliefs are based in fact, in order to keep knowledge of their true selves, at bay.
It’s therefore no surprise that faced with being unable to score their hit, your supply, the very darkest aspects of the narc take over.