Narcissists are all about themselves, not you. They can have traits that include a grandiose sense of self-importance, an obsession with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, and beauty. They may believe they're special and have a need for excessive admiration. But they can also be downright dangerous. Dawn Picken explores the toxic world of narcissism in the Bay of Plenty and reveals the warning signs. And she speaks to two women who tell what it is like living with one – and how it turned their lives into a living hell.


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