How to Win over an Angry Narcissist | The Exhausted Woman

The other day I received a phone call from a narcissist raging over something that just occurred. Within 30 minutes, the narcissist had completely calmed down, the situation had radically deescalated, and there was a clear path forward. Even I, as someone who works with narcissists regularly, was shocked by the dramatic turnaround. Did I just get lucky or was there some method that could be duplicated? After much analysis and a quick refresher course from the book Thank You for Arguing (by Jay Heinrichs) on the persuasion tactics that were utilized, I stumbled on an effective formula. Sidebar: Before discussing the formula, it is important to note that this narcissist is someone whom I already have established a relationship of trust. Meaning, this is not a new relationship where the narcissist would most likely begin the conversation by persuading me with their skills of charm. Rather, they felt comfortable enough to get right to the point in an aggressive manner. While this can be

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