Denial is a powerful defense mechanism that the high level narcissist uses to create his/her reality. Cruel, cunning, plotting, scheming, the high level believes that he is a person of fine character.
The high level narcissist denies the truth about his/her true nature. When the narcissist falters in his personal and professional obligations, he adroitly blames others, especially those close to him for negative outcomes.
The high level is never wrong. His false self is giddy, riding on the irrational waves of denial.
The high level narcissist's delusional sense of self is created out of an over the top inflated ego.
Obsessed with creating and maintaining a perfect image, the high level narcissist pursues the perfection of the external self: personal appearance, extravagant lifestyles, luxurious homes.
Pompous, grandiose, the high level narcissist is convinced that he is intrinsically superior to others and therefore entitled to control them. Those who don't meet his outrageous demands and standards of value are treated with scorn and disdain.
You are the opposite of the high level narcissist. You seek the evolution of the original self with indispensable qualities:
independence of thinking, taking initiative, recognizing one's mistakes, learning the lessons and moving forward along your own pathways of evolution, exploration and enjoyment of your unique creative gifts, intuitive insights, wisdom of the body/mind, development of the spiritual self as you define this.