The Malignant Narcissist is one of the most severe forms of narcissism, often accompanied by BPD characteristics.They tend to be vile, cruel and malicious, full of self-doubts and self-loathing. They are pathological liars who believe their lies are the truth. Sadism, hatred and uncontrollable aggression are the most common traits whose paranoid features drive self-serving aspirations.
"Misery Loves Company". This quote is one many of us have heard for many years, but often do not relate to those trying to stop our goals and keep us complacent in the facet of not becoming better. The next time someone demeans your dreams and tries to have you doubt yourself, know they (misery) wants company and the see you as the best fit because your goals are realistic and attainable; which makes you the target to shoot down so you can join them at the bottom of low self-satisfaction.
Some adult children of narcissists may act and/or sound like their parent. This causes the fear that they may be narcissistic & will damage their own children. If you are worried about your children, you are not narcissistic. Narcissists only care about themselves! Relax! You realize what you are doing & can change, a narcissist cannot.