- Identify symptoms to separate malignant narcissistic supply from healthy human interaction
- Reacting to praise by feeling paralyzed with shame can signal a "dry drunk" praise addiction
- Praise addiction is complex because it's impossible to simply eliminate your drug of choice
(Oprah.com)You'd have admired Sarah if you'd met her when I did. She was beautiful, brilliant, charming, the CEO of her company, the life of the party. She thrived on all that admiration; you could feel it in the razzle-dazzle energy that drew people to her like flame-bound moths.