Notice how the narcissist responds when you try this tactic.
How do you feel during and after your interactions?
Use your experiences to tweak how you handle yourself in future conversations.
SWEET RELIEF TIP #1: Rely on Positive Reinforcement, Avoid Criticism
Practice Tip #1: Try saying positive things or staying neutral at times when you'd normally take the bait to go negative.
SWEET RELIEF TIP #2: Ask the Narcissist What He Wants First
Practice Tip #2: Try asking what the narcissist wants first, from the get go.
SWEET RELIEF TIP #3: Avoid Ownership of Ideas ("I" statements)
Practice Tip #3: Make a list of phrases you would like to try.
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