asperger vs narcissism
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25 Jul Read over the following personality traits The difference seems to be that a person with NPD lacks empathy and is intentionally hurtful and malicious, while someone with Asperger's simply doesn't realize that what he/she is doing or saying is hurtful; they are not intentionally trying to cause pain. This is. 19 May Asperger's (AS) and High Functioning Autism (HFA) are often confused with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). individuals on the autism spectrum for any length of time know that these traits seem almost polar opposites compared to those associated with Asperger's and High Functioning Autism. 2 Nov Aspergers, which now is considered a part of autistic spectrum disorders, was defined in DSM IV as follows: ( Narcissism according to the American Psychiatric Association's DSM-5 criteria for narcissistic personality disorder includes some though not necessarily all of the following features.
Aspergers and a Personality Disorder. I have experienced the effects of both. And that gives me a rather unique perspective. My first husband behaves like a narcissistic sociopath. Both of these personality disorders lack empathy and compassion. But they are not heartless, compulsive liars or morally lacking as a group. My second husband Chris, who was diagnosed with Aspergers at 48 after we had been together 2 years, is in every way different from my first husband except for three things:.
This normally mild mannered, genuinely caring and generous man turns into my nasty, verbally abusive, blaming, high conflict, egotistical ex-husband when we argue. All these are classic mistakes people make in arguments and they escalate the conflict and prevent resolution from occurring. I so often end up never feeling heard or understood. Just like with the narcissistic ex.
I really enjoyed this posting. I especially liked what you wrote about narcissists. I see the same thing- they are truly unaware to a frightening extent. I liked the information I learned.
StrongerSoulSurvivor on April 8, at 3: Reblogged this on Narc Raiders and commented: A very well written piece outlining the distinctions…. My pleasure frogstale, I really appreciated your insight continue reading information as well as your candid approach to sharing. He was forever saying very blunt truths, even to children. I ended up moving on from the relationship because it was becoming much too toxic and I found out about other women.
I wish you well. A narcissist believes he is more important than others. This drives his agenda and prevents him from caring how others are affected. A person with ASD is often unaware of how others are affected.
However, she may still not know what actions are appropriate. I know a number of individuals with ASD and find that most do not consider themselves As Pie Dating As Pie Traits Of A Narcissistic Personality important than others. People with ASD learn the meaning of information differently than those without the syndrome.
Narcicisstic individuals know perfectly well what they are doing.
Narcissism is centered on the feelings of the narcissist. ASD affects what a person learns from information and how he learns it. This difference is fundamental. Autism is a spectrum condition and a person at the higher end of it may have a narcissistic attitude to others to the extent that he understands others.
I know BPDs, narcissists, sociopaths and autists. On a personal level im accused of lack of empathy because i wont coddle thier narcissism, behaviourally, collectively they claim a right to hide the autistic side and show nothing but cold and indifferent narcissism. People with Aspergers often find it difficult to understand others and express themselves.
I am really confused at the moment about what exactly my partner has i know he has a personality dirsorder and has nearlt all of the traits of a narrsisstic and sociopath but now he is telling me his doctor thinks he has a social anxiety disorder and im thinking he could even have aspergers finding it so hard to distinguish between the 2.
Both of them wear a mask though — and we fall for the mask. The reason for the mask and some of the issues behind it are different — but still — they are not authentic people — and that is what is hard.
It is a dilemna. It is unreal isnt it and my family have said to me how did you end up witb these two men in your life both of them can be very draining and want attention more than my children and im to blame for everything that has ever happened.
Just Listen - Don't Confuse a Narcissist with Asperger's Syndrome | HuffPost
Then the anger and histrionics take over. He lacks empathy for others and can never be convinced of his wrongdoing. For years I thought he was a misogynist and then I decided he was a narcissist and only recently decided he has aspergers as well.
Just Listen - Don't Confuse a Narcissist with Asperger's Syndrome
The weird jokes, non-stop talking about himself and social miscues. He is now 81 yrars old and getting angrier and more disagreeable. I would like to understand why you stayed married so long. Thanks so very much for sharing, you have help me so much not to feel alone. My ex husband is an Aspie, another relationship was with a total narc. Not surprisingly I have been reading for months now. Finally realised my father is an Aspie and mum a narc. No wonder I thought their behaviour was normal???
Narcs also purposely ruin your good night out.
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Aspies can do this sometimes but not as often. This is in my experience. Narcs also are nastier in arguments and use really horrible, personal language which far outweighs the so called crime. Arguing with an Aspie is like trying to reason with an illogical eight year olds.
Aspies are supposed to be logical thinkers. I totally disagree with this concept.
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But he also shows clear signs of HFA. I do not recognize your authority on this or any other matter. Parousia, I know exactly what you are talking about.
Create a free website or blog at WordPress. The Frog's Tale Sex, lies and abuse — a memoir. Empathy, or rather lack thereof is, I believe, the common denominator. Personality Disorders Cluster B My first husband behaves like a narcissistic sociopath.
My second husband Chris, who was diagnosed with Aspergers at 48 after we had been together 2 years, is in every way different from my first husband except for three things: How he handles conflict His Lack of understanding of my motives, behaviours and reasons go here saying and doing the things I do His self — absorption This normally mild As Pie Dating As Pie Traits Of A Narcissistic Personality, genuinely caring and generous man turns into my nasty, verbally abusive, blaming, high conflict, egotistical ex-husband when we argue.
There is one big difference though. Different but the same. Thank you so much for your kind words, they are appreciated. A very interesting and informative post — thank you. Thank you for commenting, I am glad you learned something. Thank you for taking the time to outline the distinctions. Very much appreciated as are your comments. I feel honoured that you reblogged me! MHT on April 22, at 3: Atwell on May 5, at Mamadee on June 1, at 9: Tania Rohleder on May 23, at 3: Ali on August 19, at 8: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email Address never made public.
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