The Huffington Post published an excellent editorial today entitled How to Tell if You're Dating a Narcissist. Narcissists are my favorite subjects because the entertainment industry is crowded with them. Just about every celebrity is a narcissist in one form or another.
One of the world's most well-known narcissists is U.S. President Barack Obama. Obama and his long-suffering wife, Michelle, regularly take separate vacations. But most telling is the fact that the first couple did not spend Valentine's Day (the most romantic day of the year) together.
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Most women who seek advice on men and marriage look to their friends who are already happily married.
Tracy McMillan is a three-time divorcée and daughter of a former prostitute. She doesn't fit the typical image of a relationship guru who is in high demand on the television talk show circuit.
But her divorce status didn't matter to readers of the Huffington Post, where her blog titled Why You're Not Married Yet was the most read post ever.
McMillan told MSNBC's Kathie Lee and Hoda: "I'm just your best friend who's been through all kinds of stuff in relationships and I'm here to kind of tell you the real truth."
And the truth, according to McMillan, is that women lie to themselves rather than face cold hard facts.
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