That's what I don't understand because everything about him points to NPD. The manipulation and control, anger, denial, anyone that is in opposition to him is an idiot, a goof, stupid, etc. If I'm unable to do something, he says I'm people-pleasing my BF by not cancelling our plans. He says he feels I'm making him plan his schedule around my boyfriends. The latter is the person with whom I'm going to marry. What happens down the line when my boyfriend and I are married and have a family? The conversation has to be dictated by him. Right away it's an argument. I'm supposed to be there whenever he needs me, to do things for his girlfriend, but he cares nothing about my needs. There is no regard for how I'm affected by his arguments, manipulation, financial control. Since our parents passed it's been rough on both of us. He had the audacity to say my pain, my problems are nothing compared to what he's going through. There's definitely much more to say, but trust me: the traits are there. They've been there since we were children. I just never put things together. If your brother kowtows to his fiance then he is NOT a true narcissist! Narcissists care little about ANYONE around them and they are #1. It sounds like your brother is simply disrespectful of others feelings, perhaps trying to strut the fact he is a man. If the family treats him with respect then he should treat them with respect. You didn't go into detail and I have a feeling there is much more to this story than you have told. IT is possible he is in the idealization phase with the fiance. or maybe he is abusive to her in subtle ways you cant see. Also he may not be a narcissist. There are lots of just plain jerks who treat a few people like gods and everyone else like trash. I reread your first reply. I am in very similar situation with an abusive brother who is channeling all kinds of nonsense abusive HATE and disrespect at everyone but his current girlfriend. Thinks he can do no wrong. hates his mother, etc. (she passed away last year) Has never ever treated me with any kind of respect or consideration simply because he wasn't trained by his mentally ill mother who thought he hung the moon and that Satan was inside of me. Much of his past and upbringing is typical of N's and some of his behavior is similar to the NPD However he is NOT a Narcissist, but more of a schizoid (paranoid) type. I am not an N but have strong tendencies to Avoidance. Narcissism is in all of us in healthy doses - and many might possess some of the full blown NPD traits. Try researching all the disorders. Cluster B Personality disorders in particular such as Borderline, Histrionic and Antisocial you will also find that dealing with manipulative personalities no matter what the disorder is pretty much universal. It's apparent you both have your own lives and he has his girlfriend and you your boyfriend. EACH of you has control over your own lives. Since your brother appears to need serious psychological counseling (he will never agree to it) then you don't have to put up with this disrespect from him. Respect earns respect! Tell him to get out of your face! You are letting him control who you are and so this makes you an 'enabler!' No one can label another as being Narcissistic to Paranoid, etc., as it's strictly arm-chair Psychology and it takes a pro to figure your brother out. Nonetheless he's hard to be around. You didn't say how old you both were or if you lived together in the same house. Could you please give more details. Age is a big thing here in order to give you some 'outs' as how to gain back control of your own life. Thanks ANSWER Narcissists are capable of kowtowing!!!! To think they are not is not understanding their mystery. His fiance is his Narcissistic Supply!!!!!! He gives her what he WANTS mirrored back to him. If he WANTS an intense loving affair, that is what he GIVES because she will mirror that intense loving affair BACK to him. Narcissists are capable of of extreme valuation and extreme devaluation of people. And, they are capable of valuing someone one day and devaluing him/her the next day. He is still a narcissist with his fiance. The energy with her just seems to be more positive right now. Again I will stress that for a layperson to label another a 'narcissist' is unfair and either the person is plain nasty or there are a myriad of other psychological problems that can have similar symptoms as Narcissism. Medications can also change a person's personality, but since this person's brother was always like this then he definitely has some mental issues he should get counseling for. Yes, it's true that this question is under 'Narcissism', but to cover all corners of mental issues is certainly a thought. We have to be responsible for giving up to date information. Dr. Sam Voknin who studies narcissism said (and I quote) 'One should be very careful with self diagnosis of inverted narcissism.' http://www.narcissism101.com/Beginning/dsm_iv.html
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No, she is considered your brother-in-law's sister.
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Your brother is your husband's brother-in-law but is not related to your husband's brother.
Of course. Everyone loves everyone, bro.
Your sister's husband's brother is her brother-in-law but is not related to you.
No, your sister-in-law's husband is not considered to be related to you, unless she is your sister-in-law because she married your brother. Then he is your brother.
Your wife's brother is your brother-in-law. The wife of your brother-in-law is not considered to be related to you and, in English usage, is not your sister-in-law.
Your sister's husband's brother is not related to you. He is your sister's brother-in-law or, if you prefer, your brother-in-law's brother. If he is nice, he can be just as much part of the family as everyone else.
No. your sister's husband is your brother-in-law. Hissiblings are not related to you.
I guess she is since everyone said that she was.
everyone exept Sophie because she was the winner of big brother 10 2009
The English language has no term to describe the brother-in-law of your brother-in-law. He is not considered to be related to you.
Your sister's husband is your brother-in-law. The English language has no term for the brother of your brother-in-law. You would not be considered to be related to him.
Well, you are the brother in law to your wife's brother. There is no real title for your brother to her brother, they can be considered extented family members, though.
Everyone can be. Just be a father and you'll be a brother to ur son according to bible.
that's a stupid question no body does!
St. Frances of Assisi was known to have loved animals and to have believed that everyone was a brother or sister. He is the patron saint of animals and a much loved Catholic saint.
everyone is smarter than their brother even if you are not very smart yourself in that conclusion that means that over 75% of people are smarter than their brother.
Your brother's wife's brother is your brother's brother-in-law and your sister-in-law's brother. But he is not considered to be related to you. Usually you could just refer to him by his name.
Your husband's brother-in-law could be your brother. If not, then your husband's brother-in-law is the husband on one of your husband's sisters, and is not considered to be related to you.
Of Course No.....You have to be blood brother and sister or brother and brother unless your father was to marry his mother, Pattie but then he'd be considered your Step brother not regular brother only Jazmin Bieber is his Regular sister
you could use headphones or go into a private area.... not like the library where everyone is quiet! he he he
No, he is just upset because his brother betrayed everyone.