… you may be dealing with someone who has a narcissistic personality disorder.
This is one of the reasons why narcissists like single immigrants who are relatively “fresh off the boat”. They have no local network yet, no local friends yet for emotional support, and nobody who will stand up for them in that environment, nobody who knows them well. Narcissists perceive them as “easy prey”, with less work required.
Don’t hold it against them. Nobody chooses to have a personality disorder. Learning about the disorder is very helpful.
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