Dating narcissistic man
This can leave someone confused, hurt, angry and depressed.
If this situation sounds similar to something you have experienced, you may be or may have dated someone with narcissistic tendencies. They are madly in love with you right off the bat and the relationship moves very quickly: People with narcissistic tendencies use fantasy like projections when picking a mate.
He is charming, handsome, successful and full of compliments toward you.
They tend to be attractive, charismatic and appear to be really invested in meeting “the one.” A narcissist will often tell his new partner that he/she is “the man (or woman) of my dreams”, that they were “meant to be,” they are “soul mates” and will make him or her feel very special.
He walks on the outside of the street when you are walking to the restaurant. When he is in “on” mode, his chest puffs out, he stands taller and his chin is up. On a first date this is charming because he is charismatic and funny.
You might feel a little hurt that he isn’t curious about you, but you may brush it off because you don’t want to hurt his feelings.
If your date has any one of these tendencies, they may be within the normal range of narcissism, meaning you can handle this challenge with humor and clear boundaries. Take your time and get to know him before you get overly involved........
If you recognize these signs in someone you are dating, it is helpful to remember that narcissists have very rigid expectations (especially for themselves) and so this type of person rarely changes.
The person who used to adore and worship you now fluctuates between needing you desperately and devaluing you.Usually it takes a certain amount of time to fall in love with someone. You are mesmerized when he gazes into your eyes…A relationship with a narcissist begins well.Completely preoccupied with themselves, narcissists are very vain and entitled, highly manipulative to the point of being cruel, and lack any real empathy. Narcissists are often outgoing and fun with a dynamic personality. Because of these tendencies, narcissists are especially good at the start of a relationship when sparks are flying and passions are high.• He’s very charismatic.Because around 75% of narcissists are men, becoming addicted to dating a narcissist is primarily a problem for women. Narcissists have an insatiable need for affirmation, and go out of their way to make themselves seem desirable and attractive.