Who is an Egoistic Person?

A little bit of narcissism results in social success and overall happiness and is therefore a good characteristic. A bit more of narcissism results in more social success and gets a person to climb the career ladder. A lot more of narcissism results in success but also gets the person to be extremely sensitive to critics and sarcasm, and can therefor never be truly happy.

An egoistic person can never be happy nor can he/she make his/her partner happy and will always expect perfection from his/her children.

Self centered and close minded people are all over the place. These people often misinterpret whatever you say into something that they think goes against them and their religion/country/race. No matter how you explain, they will not listen and continue to “champion” their point/cause. These people like to believe that everything they think/do/say is right even when it is very wrong. You can try to reason out with them but they would only get angry and hold on to any shards of the same point that you have already broken.

These people never ask or check if their intepretation of the matter is correct.  They just do what they think is right and what makes them happy. It is funny how they consider that whatever they say or do is always correct and that everyone else is always wrong.  They just don't seem to understand that someone else can have a different point of view. They think they have the best and most absolute point of view. Points and views can only be tested by dicussion with someone else. Until you see both ways completely.

Egoistic people can be of any age, race or religion. No specfics. But one thing they all have in common is their holier-than-thou attitude and getting defensive when someone challenges their views. They are everywhere..............

 

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jayb23 7 years ago from India

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Allan 5 years ago

i love ur analysis.. exactly what i'm seeing. thanks!!


Pravin 5 years ago

That's perfectly defined


sapna 5 years ago

Yes, I'm dealing with such kind of person. Who is none other than my father-in-law. He is highly highly highly an egoistic person. Nobody can say that what will he think & what will he say. He just want to be superior all the time & shows that no one can be right except him. And about me, he has his own misconceptions.Whatever he has to think, he thinks..If I try to explain, he never listens..

I'm really fed up with this person. He has made my life hell..Now I'm just thinking to avoid him all the time. He is a torture.There is no respect in my heart for him..

I just can't tolerate him..I am bearing him since last two years.Now its out of limit.. please suggest something if you can...


eniko 5 years ago

"But one thing they all have in common is their holier-than-thou attitude and getting defensive when someone challenges their views. "

Yeah , trully right. First time for me to actually meet such a person :D.


Ritu 5 years ago

My husband is an egoistic person and very revengeful. He is really a torture. I don't know what to do. plz do give some suggestion. I cant continue the relation this way.


Rahul 4 years ago

Yes, I'm dealing with such kind of person. Who is none other than My Boss


waqas 4 years ago

owsum its been very good point.s


anonymous 4 years ago

After reading your analysis I've understood that I'm an egoistic person. I'm sorry for who has to live with me, but this is just the way I am.. Egoistic people (me too) isn't even happy, we always are unsatisfied.. It's difficult to live in this way

(Sorry for my english, I am not good at all)


Matt 4 years ago

This is a great post, I have been a very egoistic person as the result of worshipping an egoistic father and emulating that image. Now I have found myself and although it is very hard to break the habit of narcissism, I am only allowing enough for what makes a person human and healthy. :)


akonor nana opoku 3 years ago

its hundred person correct of the descriptiion labelled


nilu. 2 years ago

If you don't want to be a doormat say bye, bye to him.


Joseph Okwulehie 2 years ago

Egoism is overcome by following Jesus Christ and obeying His call to overcome selfishnss and worldliness. The egoist can do better by showing concern over other persons' needs and interests.


baneeta 22 months ago

iam suffering from others misconceptions for me . i am doing every thing to adjust an intercast marriage and also i am working , my in- laws thinks i am egoistic and always i have to adjust iam now fed up . my confidence level go down day by day.


Divine 14 months ago

awesome,,I wish I had read this pages long time,,so I can leave my boyfriend when we are new.an egoistic bf for 5 years,its a punishment everyday to have this kind of person,because I was still hoping and waiting for a long time that he might be change,but its an attitude.now I got the answers for my questions.

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