8 Humiliating Insults Covert Narcissists Use and How You Can Respond!

Sherile Turner-Myles
4 min readMay 17

Unlike an overt narcissist who displays grandiose and overtly self-centred behaviour, a covert narcissist tends to be more subtle and manipulative in their approach. They may use passive-aggressive tactics and veiled insults to demean and control their partner.

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Covert narcissists employ humiliation and insults as manipulative tactics for several…

Sherile Turner-Myles

I write about Covert Narcissism and other Personality Disorders, and how they impact relationships.