This quiz includes 20 behaviors common to covert narcissists. Mark “yes” to all that apply. We will use your answers to determine if this person is just experiencing moments of insensitivity or if covert narcissism is a central feature to their personality.
Disliking new surroundings and people.
Making excuses, blaming others for flaws.
Apologies (if an apology is even offered) are shallow. Low inclination toward remorse.
Punishment via silence or withdrawal.
Assume the role of Victim easily. (“Why are you doing this to me?”)
Maintains quiet smugness in groups.
Holds a grudge for a long time.
To be continued. . . .