Originally posted on Let Me Reach with Kim Saeed:
Or… Do Relationships with Narcissists Last?
I get many ideas for blog posts from search terms that lead people to Let Me Reach. This particular question always pulls at my heartstrings because I know the place readers are coming from when they ask, “Can a relationship with a Narcissist last?”
First, there is no guarantee that any relationship will last. A successful relationship endures through dynamics such as mutual trust, respect, compassion, and a degree of emotional maturity. Even if a partner isn’t a Narcissist, it doesn’t mean they are long-term relationship material. Establishing a friendship before becoming romantically involved is the best route to take. Many people get into the dating scene and establish an “instant relationship” with a virtual stranger. However, it takes a long time to really know someone and determine if they are a good match.
Now, onto relationships with Narcissists. In general, Narcissists…
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