Narcissistic people are unable to feel genuine happiness because they severely, or even completely, lack a sense of genuine self. As a result, they are chronically miserable people who desperately try to feel better by constantly managing their fragile and skewed sense of self-esteem.
How does a narcissist suffer?
The covert narcissist tends to be shy, self-effacing, hypersensitive to how others perceive them, and chronically envious. They often think their pain or suffering is worse than everyone elses—and may even believe theyre the ugliest person in the room.
What really upsets a narcissist?
Suppressive This type of anger is expressed as giving the silent treatment, ignoring problems or people, playing the victim, complaining about physical aches, being resentful without ever saying it, alienation of family members, and hiding money. Sometimes this anger later expressed in an explosive manner.