A Study Has Highlighted the Link Between Astrology and Narcissism

The connections are more obvious than you may realize.

E.B. Johnson | NLPMP | Editor
5 min readJul 8, 2024


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Astrology remains one of the most popular pastimes in the United States. From amateur star sleuths to all-out professionals, astrology is everywhere. Our friends are into it. Partners build their relationships on it. Many people take the astrology craft very, very seriously. According to a new study, however, this may be an alarming trend. Why? Because, as it turns out, astrology is a dog whistle for narcissists of every cut and make.

A new study sheds some light.

It’s true. In a new study to be published in the March 2022 of the Personality and Individual Differences journal, researchers have discovered a potential link between a fascination with astrology and outright narcissistic personality disorder (Andersson, Persson & Kajonius, 2021). While this hobby is harmless for many, it also provides a major draw to those who lean toward the narcissistic end of the spectrum.

This fascinating new…