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Wed Aug 16, 2023, 02:32 PM Aug 2023

Here's the thing about Malignant Narcissists (and why TraitorTrump is stiffing co-conspirators) [View all]

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So, here's the thing with malignant narcissists

To them, it's all about loyalty and fealty. There is no such thing as a win-win situation with them. Everything is seen as a cost or a benefit. Anything that does NOT benefit them (financially, emotionally, publicly, etc) is seen as a cost (or an attack), even if that thing does not affect them at all.

Anyone in the narcissist's good graces will be kept under the wing, compensated (in some fashion), and allowed access to the narcissist, as long as the underling doesn't start to overtake the narcissist in any fashion.

This equation works for only a certain amount of time. The narcissist will develop "enemies" and opposition quite readily over time. This can even lead to legal and financial problems for the narcissist. Oftentimes, the narcissist will engage underlings to deflect these attacks, even to the point where legal or financial peril starts to befall upon them. They're strung along with promises of protection and aid as long as they remain 100% loyal to their boss.

But once the peril becomes too real (fiancial/criminal investigations, actual financial problems - liens, lawsuits, fees, charges, lack of promised payments, etc), then the underling starts to lose that 100% loyalty/fealty. The narcissist will then lash out, nearly immediately, and boot that underling to the curb to face the full brunt of whatever legal/financial peril awaits them.

This loop continues on and on until there are very few loyalists left. At that point, the narcissist even begins to question their loyalty as paranoia starts to rage.

This marks the downward spiral that will inevitably destroy the narcissist as they then are forced to face whatever consequences they've been holding off over all those years.

It's often epic in nature and garners much media attention which the narcissist will spin and deflect as best they can in the public eye, no matter how far from the truth it actually is. And they will still have a number of people across society who will defend them to the bitter end, despite the mountain of facts proving how horrible a person they truly are.

And we're seeing that downfall happen in real-time.

And I'm here for every succulent moment of it!

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