Make a verbal note of any of the narcissist’s achievements that you truly admire.
Don’t worry about causing the narcissist to become more self-centered. He or she has behaved this way since an early age and is unable to stop without professional help. Yes, you may feed this person’s ego, but don’t worry that you are the cause of their inflated sense of self.
Avoid challenging a narcissist’s opinion or point of view. Narcissists have a very low tolerance for anyone questioning or debating them.
Doing so easily leads them to become frustrated or angry. Refusing to challenge a narcissist’s opinion will help you avoid the risk of being attacked.
To shut down a narcissist, you have to be more prepared than they are. Let’s go over fifteen effective strategies you can use to shut down a narcissist and help reduce the harm they inflict on you.