What Is Healthy Narcissism?

As children of narcissistic parents, we tend to see narcissism everywhere. Any display of pride Man with healthy narcissism removes wooden card that says confidence from his pocket or show of self-love reeks to us of narcissistic personality disorder’s stench.

But there is such a thing as healthy narcissism. Well-adjusted adults have a good supply of healthy narcissism within them. It’s important to know the difference from unhealthy narcissism so that you allow this trait to exist within you. Doing so is part of developing a healthy sense of self.

Why We Lack Healthy Narcissism

Think of your children or other little children you’ve known. Remember how they hungered for your attention and your words of praise? Such wonder is captured in their calls to you of “Look at me!” and “See what I did?” Continue reading