The Narcissist’s Favorite Person: Why Do They Matter


Narcissists are very selfish people; they view others as objects to be used rather than as individuals who also have their own feelings and needs. This is why narcissists do not see others as individuals who matter but rather as a means to an end. Therefore, they use people to gain power, status, or validation, and they are willing to hurt or manipulate others to get what they want.

However, it is worth noting that the narcissist may also have a small circle of people, such as family members or close friends, whom they consider valuable and may treat differently. Narcissists are the type of people to have a favorite person, a favorite child, a favorite uncle or niece, or whatever have you. This is not uncommon, but it does not mean that the narcissist cares about these people. So even though the narcissist may invest more time and energy in keeping them close, these people are not really valued for who they are but for how they can serve the narcissist’s needs.

For those looking on, it can seem as though some people matter to the narcissist, but the narcissist is playing the game of favoritism. I’m going to be looking at how this plays out in different types of relationships with narcissists, but first, I just want to quickly welcome everyone to my channel and give a shout out to my latest channel member, Dena or Dina. Thank you very much for deciding to support my work.

So today, I want to look at how narcissists use favoritism to their advantage. To keep it simple, it is just another manipulation technique to get people to do what they want. Narcissists prioritize people based on the amount of narcissistic supply they can get from these people. That is why, wherever a narcissist is, cliques will form, and these are not good cliques. The type of clique a narcissist creates is like a little gang of individuals who think they are superior to others. This can happen in the workplace, schools, churches, family units, and more.

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