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Narcissists Prefer Dogs; Codependents Cats

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Narcissists prefer dogs. Think about it; it just makes sense! Many narcissists like to be the center of attention. A dog will always make the master its primary focus. When the master is on the move, the dog follows, when the master sits, the dog lies down nearby and keeps a steady eye on him or her. When the master gets up, the dog follows again eagerly awaiting a command or other recognition.

A cat on the other hand isn’t focused on the master at all... well, unless it's hungry. If the master wants attention from the cat, he or she must give treats, brush its fur, get out the laser pointer and play (technically this doesn’t create heedfulness of the master), or otherwise cajole the cat’s attention. In other words, you must serve the cat; it’s the perfect role for codependents because they understand doing this so well.

No, I haven’t done any formal study on this, but as a narcissist-magnet for much of my life, it has been my personal observation of the many narcissists who have come through my life over the years. And, as an admitted codependent, I am a........

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