Answers to those questions depend on the circumstances and the people involved.
Does the proverbial kitten really turn into a lion?
A clear, loud voice may indicate that a person is confident.
The largest chunk of communication is body language, which takes up the remaining 55%.
Unlike alcoholics or other abusers who may eventually “see the light”, a narcissist just does not have the ability to look inside himself and perceive the truth.
Self-reflection is not a tool in the narcissist’s toolbox of skills.
Long story short, my girlfriend and I were living up in a 2 room basement apartment with mice everywhere and a baby on the way.