Category: Covert

What is a Covert Narcissist?

What is a Covert Narcissist?

By Therapist: Shannon Petrovich LCSW

Video is courtesy of the Therapist Talks YouTube channel

They are not complimenting you. They are covertly using Indirect Persuasion, to Groom your behavior.

Once they have you hooked via their Idealization and Love Bombing. it will be time to covertly Condition your behavior. Indirect Persuasion will be disguised as compliments. Those innocent sounding compliments, are in fact covert Psychological Conditioning aimed at getting you to behave in specific ways.

There is a very good post, well worth your time to read,  on the Psychpathfree website titled :

Grooming is Not Always Idealization: Indirect Persuasion