It's in strife—when even the most beneficial among us becomes cautious and self-defensive—that the narcissist uncovers oneself in totality. They completely uncover their absence of compassion—the foundation of the narcissist—since when the narcissist feels compromised, winning or prevailing to ensure oneself is the only thing that is in any way important, not results. A narcissist's concentration and assurance to succeed at any cost underscore the shallow idea of their enthusiastic associations—to you and to all others.
What sort of contention shows the narcissist's actual stripes? The appropriate response is all and any, going from the insignificant spat to separate from court