In the first instance, the clergy's focus on the mirror may produce only static, isolating self-absorption
They offer teachers and administrators an array of practical strategies for reducing narcissism in schools--and, in the process, helping to turn the current tide of self-absorption
in American society in general.
Eli, a 15-year old girl, who finds all body functions, except her own, appalling, hates her mother without mercy or cause and is so repellent in her self-absorption
, prickliness and sarcasm that it's hard to identify with her.
The quality of tone, sense of drama and passion, the mellow sensitivity are magnificent without there being overplaying or total self-absorption
It is an open question whether college students are more narcissistic today, or just more forthcoming about their self-absorption
Let them eat cake, and celebrate self-absorption
while we're at it.
In their typical self-absorption
, Liverpool councillors forget that, when the city fails, the rest of Merseyside suffers too.
The bitterness and self-absorption
of many of the women she dated--and a taste of the power they wield--gave her a sharp sense of sympathy for men: "I suddenly understood from the inside why R.
Few human species can match a sulky teenager for self-absorption
and Murray (pictured) conforms nobly to the stereotype.
Much boy art bores me with its utter self-absorption
and display of male ego, but I find McCarthy's work compelling, even moving.
And to that you can add almost pathological levels of self-absorption
, delusions of adequacy and a total insensitivity to the feelings of others.
Members are encouraged to form chaste friendships, and battle self-absorption
by helping each other.