I don't know if my mother was a narcissist - or bi-polar or borderline. Those were words she tossed around over the years.
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
John F. Kennedy
Narcissist: psychoanalytic term for the person who loves himself more than his analyst; considered to be the manifestation of a dire mental disease whose successful treatment depends on the patient learning to love the analyst more and himself less.