Common Lies That Narcissists Tell

The definition of a narcissist, according to psychologist Stephen Johnson, is “someone who has buried his true self-expression in response to early injuries and replaced it with a highly developed, compensatory false self.” A¬†narcissist will often lie and exaggerate in order to get what they want. Here are a few common lies and exaggerations that you could expect to hear from a narcissist.

“I’m so great – Just ask me!”

“I’m better than you!” or “I’m better than them!”

“I promise!”

“Don’t worry!”

“It’s not my fault!” or “It’s your fault!”

“I’m here for you!” or “I love you!”

“You disappoint me!”

“I’m sorry.” or “I’ll change.”