All marriages come with their share of challenges, but being married to a narcissist is a whole different beast.
Keep in mind that not everyone who's vain or self-absorbed necessarily has the disorder. Narcissism exists on a spectrum, according to Dr. Craig Malkin, an instructor of psychology at Harvard University and the author of Rethinking Narcissism: The Bad — and Surprising Good — About Feeling Special. Here are some signs to look out for.
Below, 13 people open up about what it's like to be married to a narcissist -- or someone possessing narcissistic traits -- on Whisper, an app that lets users share their deepest thoughts anonymously.