Normal Personality Disorder

That’s what it is! My entire family of origin is neurologically typical!

DSN-IV (The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of ‘Normal’ Disorders)
Personality Disorders
301.666 Normal Personality Disorder
Meets qualification for at least two of the following criteria:

  1. Egocentrism (at least one of the following):
    1. Egocentric perspective (e.g. fails to realize that others may have a different perspective, needs, nature, or experiences from his or her self)
    2. Egomania (e.g. acts or talks as though better or more important than peers or others)
    3. Selfishness (either of both of the following)
      1. Marked greed or covetousness
      2. Domineering or “bossy” attitude
  2. Lack of originality (at least one of the following):
    1. Rigidly follows traditions or social rituals
    2. Is often “faddish,” follow the latest fads, fashions, or “crazes” invented or set by others
    3. Often demonstrates a “herd mentality” (e.g. thoughtlessly follows a social reference group or a local group of friends, often gives into “peer pressure”)
  3. Lack of Sympathy (one or both of the following):
    1. Cruel or callous towards the feeling of others (e.g. engages in teasing or ridiculing others, plays potentially harmful “practical jokes” on unsuspecting victims who are unlikely to be amused)
    2. Often Manipulative (e.g. uses others as tools to towards own goals, treats others as objects which may be acquired for own satisfaction, uses dishonesty as convenient way to achieve social goals)

From the Institute for the Study of the Neurologically Typical
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Cyn is Rick's wife, Katie's Mom, and Esther & Oliver's Mémé. She's also a professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
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