AJ says: “I never sit in the living room — and for the first time ever I have done. I was sitting outside earlier and I would never normally do that either. I would usually be at the gym, sauna, swimming. … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua says ‘I do date but I can’t find someone to call my girlfriend and grow old with’
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That doesn’t seem like who I am – I just really like the sound of my own voice – and yet I feel a strange pang of sympathy for narcissists. “I have been looking at the reviews of your book and notice that one calls it ‘terrifying’, and that the Oprah book club review said it would help you to ‘protect yourself against narcissists’,” I tell Malkin. “Do we think narcissists are getting a bad rap?” Potentially, he says, explaining that we are more prone to NPD if our parents are narcissistic, or if we do not experience loving parenting with set boundaries. Plus, in extroverted NPD – present in a certain type of more outgoing, disordered narcissist – men are twice as likely to be diagnosed as women, probably because “women are discouraged from, and punished for, being too loud, outgoing or attention-seeking, and men are rewarded for it”. … [Read more...] about I like the sound of my own voice – but does that make me a narcissist?
Young people who haven’t had exams cancelled are also concerned. Noor Hashmi, 17, from Manchester, takes her A-levels next year. She feels that her cohort has been “overlooked”, because they’re having to teach themselves the syllabus at home, using online learning. “If I was in college I would be properly absorbing the information,” Hashmi says. “But there are only so many emails you can send to your teacher without feeling you’re being annoying.” Hashmi’s classes have all moved online, but she worries she’s not understanding the material fully. “I feel the teachers are going through the content too quickly,” she says. “It’s stressful knowing that everything we’ve covered so far won’t be revisited in depth before our exams.” … [Read more...] about ‘I’m stuck in limbo’: will the Covid generation of young people face long-term fallout?