A healthy dose of vanity leads to a comfortable level of self-esteem. Narcissism, on the other hand, is an unhealthy self-absorption that should be addressed. At the very least, it is a serious personality flaw. In worse cases, it's a recognized psychological disorder. Narcissism can have an extremely negative effect on a sufferer's daily life, personal relationships and performance at work.
Can you tell the difference? Read the questions below and decide if you think the statement is healthy vanity or narcissism.
Published on May 07, 2010