During the initial phase of dating, the narcissist may pour on the charm and entice you with many compliments. They probably told you how different you were to anyone else they've dated, how you were "the one," and you two were "meant to be. It has to be someone who they know they can get a lot from, but also with vulnerabilities, according to a blog by therapist Silvia Horvath on Psych Centralwhich is why they often target people with low confidence and an underlying self-esteem problem. Their ultimate goal is to make you second guess yourself or, in other words, lose your mental independence. So stand firm in your own no-contact rules—block their social media pages, delete their phone number, whatever it takes. Some are highly reasonable and deserve serious consideration. Most Popular.
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Whether it's through domination, aggressive opinions, or just talking all the timeyou'll find it hard to get a word in edgeways — and even if the topic's about you, it's likely the bits of you that make them look better for dating you. It could be yelling and breaking things. Facebook Pinterest Twitter Youtube Instagram.
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