This article originally appeared on AddictionBlog.org
Trouble in addiction recovery with your boss?
You’re doing the deal. You are in recovery, working hard, and you’ve managed to secure a good job. The only problem is you thought working in recovery would be easy.
However, things aren’t easy.
At work, you feel like you’re walking on eggshells around your boss who only thinks about him or herself. You starting to lose confidence and wonder what can I do. But, how can you know when you have a narcissistic boss? Can you do something about it?
Narcissistic Boss Signs
Bosses come in all shapes and sizes. Just because you’re working in the recovery field does not exempt you from experiencing a boss with narcissistic personality traits. You may be asking yourself – what are narcissistic personality traits?
There’s a Greek myth that tells the story of a young man who discovers his face reflecting in a pool of water. Lured by his own beauty, the young man stays and dies by the pool. Obsession killed him.