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Do reality shows play a role in causing a person to be narcissistic?
This is a personal quote from me and only my opinion. I caught a glimpse of some reality shows (the shows of the future) and it seems we are going backwards in intelligence instead of forward. To put down, or make people fight or squabble or "stay alive" is setting the dogs loose on an already paranoid, criminal loaded society.
Yes, I do believe this can cause some people to act differently. It depends on how well adjusted the individual is watching the show. You can't blame heavy mental bands or movies or TV shows for abnormal behavior. We all have one control ... shut off the TV!
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All types of people can kill and being narcissistic has little to do with it. The person is a plain killer! I've studied the mind of some serial killers and it's very interest…ing. These people have absolutely no guilt or morality and if you look at their eyes they are ice cold and I call them "shark eyes." The term "Eyes are the windows of your soul" has never so true. People kill for different reasons and we all could kill if a situation got out of hand because it's plain old survival at times: Killing over jealousyAngerAn argument that has gotten out of handDrugs or alcohol involved making the person lose controlJust being pure meanAngry at society in generalHaving a personal break-downSome medications can cause outburst of severe anger and even suicide attempts
Answer Well sadism is the sexual enjoyment of the pain of others. A narcissist can best be described as a person who doesn't fully see other people as bein…g as "real" or as fully important as himself. So, for the most part, while they may be cruel and seem to enjoy it, they aren't truly sadistic. But, generally a narcissistic person will behave like a toddler when he is not getting what he wants. So, that can involve the adult equivalents of biting, kicking, scratching, breaking your toys and having screaming tantrums. It is best to avoid people like this. They never truly grew up and need more help that you can provide.
Narcissistic personality disorder is characterized by a long standing pattern of grandiosity either in fantasy or actual behavior an overwhelming need for admiration and a… complete lack of empathy toward others its a mental disorder.
Child abuse creates false selfNarcissistic personality disorder is caused by either a direct or indirect form of child abuse. The child's "real self" is not accepted by the pa…rent(s)/caregiver thus leaving the child with 2 alternatives - either to feel like "nothing" or to create a false self that the child constructs to ward off his/her feelings of nothingness. All the person's energy goes into creating and sustaining this false self at the expense of losing the real self. Another Perspective The cause of NPD is unknown. There may be a genetic component since it has been documented that people with NPD often have a parent who is also narcissistic. The cause is probably extremely complex with many factors coming together to produce the disorder. It can derive from excessive pampering, overindulgence, lack of affection and praise, unpredictable caregiving, learned manipulative behaviors, extremely high expectations, abuse, neglect, a psychobiological malfunction in the connection between the brain and behavior and thinking, inherited tendencies, etc.
The girl's name is Caridee English. She won a challenge on the reality show America's Next Top Model cycle 7 and won the role of, ironically, a model who wins the attention of… Mouth for the episode All These Things That I've Done. Caridee won the role in the episode The Girl Who Breaks Down. I think you could also be referring to the WB Show "The Starlet" where Michelynne McGuire won a short role on OTH of the girl who buys Brooke's house.
Most do, yes. But all are manipulated to create a more dramatic presentation for viewers. Every resulting episode needs multiple stories. The same principles of storytelling y…ou learned (or should have learned) in school apply to how they are edited. Here are a few ways: -- Contestants and participants are screened for their psychology/personality and their physical health. Smart casting agents can pre determine the kind of interpersonal drama that will happen by who they choose. Anyone on a show is there for a specific reason. -- The situation they are in is of course contrived, and planned out way in advance to create dramatic/funny situations. Usually the situations for every episode are planned out before any cameras start rolling. -- The vast majority of shows do NOT give participants scripts. (Shows like The Hills are an exception.) However, producers do sometimes give participants topics to talk about. For example, if they are talking about the news of the particular day when they are being recorded, that can't be used in the show, because the shows usually don't air for many months after they are taped. Producers would simply ask them to talk about what is happening right now, or to discuss what they expect in the next event they will participate in. -- Participants are almost always manipulated in interviews to give concise answers, dramatic answers, or in some cases to say things the way producers want them to say it. Interviews work great for this since they can be sliced up into small phrases and put anywhere in the story by the editors. Sometimes editors even use "Franken-bites", which are the audio of individual words or parts of words and edited completely out of context to make it sound like someone said something they didn't. If you can't see the person saying the words, be more suspicious. If you listen carefully, you can usually hear the tone of voice change in the middle of sentences, which is a dead giveaway. -- And of course the biggest way stories are manipulated/created is in editing. Most shows record 20 - 50 times more footage than they actually use. So producers and editors can comb through hours of footage to pull together moments to create a 2 minute scene, which may or may not give the complete story of what was happening. But of course no one would sit there and watch an hour of boring conversation, when a couple of juicy minutes gets the job done! All that said, the majority of stories in reality shows are essentially true. They're just extremely condensed and edited to make them more dramatic! Two other points: -- Reality participants sign long contracts that prevents them from discussing these details with a penalty of millions of dollars. -- Any show where the contestants are competing for money or prizes are restricted by federal law from manipulating who wins, or giving them unreasonable advantages. Technically they are game shows and fall under strict 50 year old laws to prevent producers fixing the results. All that said, there are some cases where producers think it necessary to direct participants what to do in a situation so they can make it more interesting in the show. Think of this as a patch. Shows that try to rely on fakery too much don't last. Fake drama just is not as good. The bottom line is that real life is usually boring. Reality shows create or find interesting situations and extensively edit the footage to make something we like to watch!
it is something wrong with their body when they are born. I cant really answer that question but I am going to put in just some insights into how I look at that que…stion and what my reaction is to it. One reads so much about the genetic factor and the environmental stages in the life of an individual. There is some truth to all of it. To believe that a narcissist comes from a dysfunctional family, that he/she was abused is too abstract. It steers away from common ethics of behavior in the now. However, all of us were molded and influenced to some degree. Many have been abused or neglected. I look at the neglect factor as being very crucial in any one's development. My ex Npd family are fine people. They are all intersupportive. The ex's father is a recovering alcoholic and for many years while his children were young, he was away as a Navy Seal. This couple have been together for 45 years. Still love one another or are at least highly supportive of one another. There was a son born before my ex. He died at 2 years of age due to leukemia. The father was devastated and was not there emotionally for his wife. She was pregnant with my ex. It must have been very difficult for her. Italian origin, she doted on her second son. three daughters followed. The attention she gave her son was exaggerated. Smart kid, often kept to himself. This isolation factor in the socialization period can be very detrimental. We learn how to behave with others during these times and we develop those patterns of value within ourself as well. If we are not confronted early on, the patterns of perception of others and ourself can get distorted. His mother being overly protective triggered some jealousy in the father. He seemed to favor the daughters more, at least he was validated more by the women. His son did not bond well with him and began to see himself as very special in his mothers eyes. At school when ever he was teased about something or rejected, his mother would just say, oh, they are not worth the trouble. You are just too smart for them! Wow, I see it perfectly now, as far as my ex goes. He used his mom as an excape for having to learn to be compassionate and caring. As long as someone would idolize you, you were fine. A couple of years ago, his father told me: "I am sorry that I wasnt around so much when my son was younger. I also was afraid that he would die like my first son so I detached. As many times as he risked death in drug activities, I was sure I would get a call one day that he was dead." Sad, but it seems to me that isolation , at a particularly crucial developmental stage,and an overly doting parent can damage a child just as much as physical/sexual abuse. Knowing the mother, I think she was often confusing fear and love. Perhaps too much. Expecially after he robbed her and put her life in danger. She just closed her eyes to it. And her son learned to believe that he could get away with anything, any form of abuse as long as he reminded them of how special he was and that he loved them. Which often translates to "I need you to love me so that my needs are met and I can feel better about me. Some narcissists hold their loved ones hostage. Makes me think of the Stockholm Syndrome.
Gary Burghoff who played Radar O'Reilly was in both.
"An American Family." Not only was this the first reality show to feature a gay person, but it was also the first reality television show. Taped in 1970, it aired on… PBS in 1973. Camera crews were allowed into the lives of the Louds and were present for divorce proceedings as well as seeing the lifestyle of their gay son, Lance, in New York. Audiences who were used to viewing sugar-coated versions of life scrubbed of reality by television censors were unsurprisingly shocked.
The first "Bachelor" was Alex Michel from Charlottesville, Virginia, a Harvard grad with an MBA from Stanford. Amanda Marsh was the winning "bachelorette", however the two are… no longer together.
Can a person who does not show emotions survive a narcissist from what i gather is that anyone and everyone can be a victim of the narcissist?
There are no victims, only volunteers! We teach people how to treat us. ALWAYS listen to your "internal guidance system," your God consciousness. How do you feel around this p…erson? If you feel good then stay. If you're unhappy and the relationship isn't propelling you forward in your growth as a human being, then you must move on. The universe ALWAYS wants whats best for you. You just have to have faith, and trust the process.
being ignored growing up, riddicule,,manipulation,not being pick up as a child
This and other personality disorders are now thought to be a product of attachment issues as children. Typically, what happens with personality disorders is that there is a "c…luster" of symptoms or characteristics of more than one, but one with more matching criteria. As a general rule, what they all have in common are very fragile egos due to not attaching in a healthy way to an adult. Narcissistic personality disorder compensates by inflating their ego and having little regard for others. Ironically, these egos are also very easily shattered. Tara Kenyon, MSW, LCSW
Yes it does. Often times not enough time is spent in getting to know a person well: the good, the bad, and the ugly before marriage. If the ugly only comes out after marriage,… it can often lead to divorce if you married thinking you would only experience the good. But be realistic. A person can only hold that best foot forward for so long. After marriage, the best foot is withdrawn and real life takes its place. Nothing wrong with that. We all do it. When you marry, be realistic and be ready to work at the marriage and not let the marriage work at you. Marriage is much more than legal sex. If you're not ready for the hard work of marriage, please don't get married. Enough with the statistics already!
Hylia is always referred to as a sweet individual, she has a hard time saying mean things to people and often finds herself being nice even when most people would be mean. She… just cant help it and often when her mean side does show through it is in spurts and comes out without her realizing it until its to late. Which then results in countless apologies and her feeling guilty for what ever it was she feels she did wrong even if her meanness was deserved. The first thing many people notice about her is her hyperness she is almost always bouncing off of the walls and talking a mile a minute and doesn't understand when to shut up and sit down a lot of times making her a bit of a wild card and hard to handle at times around people with little patience. A natural born lover Hylia doesn't believe in violence of any form and refuses to fight in anyway shape or form. She believes in nurturing and caring and always strives to make sure she achieves both of those goals. Having little patience Hylia is a go getter the idea of standing around waiting or taking her time doing something even when it is necessary is very difficult for her as she often just hurries into things and botches them at times or even causes trouble because she refused to realize just what she was getting herself into before it was too late.
Generally no. Because their main focus is themselves, often narcissistic people won't think about how other people view them. Having this basic operation of putting ourself in… other peoples shoes is an important way to self edit and improve. Without this skill, the person would never think about themselves as narcissistic. Dr. Heidi Heron PsyD NLP Worldwide
Generally, that won't work due to the very nature of the personality disorder. Narcissists are not open to criticism, even constructive criticism. Individuals with narcissis…tic personality disorder are typically unwilling or unable to acknowledge their disorder. Although some may recognize the difficulty they have in their relationships with other people, they blame others for those problems. They are typically unable to modify their behavior. They have a conviction that they can do no wrong. One of the striking hallmarks of NPD is the utter lack of self awareness. They often have a defective ability to interprete other people's speech and actions which leads them to think they are liked and respected and the world agrees with their inflated sense of self. Many do not recognize that they have a problem at all. If they do suspect they have a problem they are more likely to step up their self defenses, reject outside intervention and avoid introspection at any cost and so they are doomed to repeat their failures and mistakes.