Lisa knew something felt off in her relationship with Sam, but she couldn’t pinpoint what. One minute he’d be sweet and attentive, the next aloof and self-centered. She started walking on eggshells to avoid triggering his mood swings. Was she the problem, or was Sam?
Like Lisa, you may sense something is amiss but feel confused trying to understand your partner’s behavior. Before blaming yourself, take this revealing quiz.
By exploring 20 common narcissistic traits, you’ll gain insight into whether toxic patterns in your relationship stem from your partner’s exaggerated self-focus. This quick assessment will provide clarity so you can make empowered choices.
Staying stuck in an unfulfilling dynamic that chips away at your self-worth is agonizing. You deserve to feel valued for who you are by someone capable of true intimacy. Reveal the truth so you can either get the help you both need to heal or confidently walk away. The answers await – let’s do this!
I aimed to acknowledge the anguish of questioning a partner’s behavior and provide hope the quiz can bring insight. Please let me know if you would like me to modify or expand the introduction further!
How does your partner respond when you achieve a personal success?
How do they react when you share your feelings or concerns?
How often do they need to be the center of attention in social situations?
How do they handle disagreements or conflicts in the relationship?
How do they react when you spend time with friends or family without them?
How do they handle compliments or praise from others?
How do they react when things don't go their way?
How do they react when you voice concerns about their behavior?
How often does your partner bring up their own achievements or qualities in conversations?
How do they react when you're upset or sad?
How do they handle disagreements about money or resources?
How do they react when you spend time with other people?
How do they respond when you have a differing opinion on something?
How do they react when you receive attention from others?
How often do they talk about their own problems or challenges?
How do they react when you need emotional support?
How do they react when you achieve something significant?
They may belittle your success or make it about themselves
How do they react when you set boundaries or express your needs?
How do they respond when you achieve something that outshines their achievements?
How do they react when you disagree with their opinions or decisions?
How do they react when you spend time pursuing your own interests or hobbies?
How do they react when you're going through a difficult time?
How do they react when you receive compliments or praise from others?
How do they respond when you voice concerns about their behavior or actions?
Am I Dating A Narcissist Quiz
You show a strong capacity for understanding and supporting others' emotions, making you a caring and empathetic partner.
You tend to focus on your own needs and desires, occasionally overshadowing your partner's feelings and experiences.
Your actions suggest a tendency to use subtle tactics to influence situations or gain an advantage in your relationship.
You often find fault with your partner's actions or decisions, possibly contributing to tension in the relationship.
About Ethan Archer
Ethan is a writer and editor dedicated to exploring the dynamics of modern relationships. He also plays a pivotal role in shaping the editorial direction of RelationUp.