He treats the person he's dating like a queen so he can get away with sneakily treating her like a pawn.
He needs to achieve checkmate, and this is his strategy.
And over time, I've noticed that narcissists seek certain traits in potential romantic partners.
So I spoke with other experts in my field to discuss trends and discovered that there are five common traits a narcissist looks for in a woman. It can be tough to admit, but if you feel insecure about yourself even if you are attractive, put together, and successful, you may be advertising yourself as a great fit for a narcissist.
The person who is or was in a relationship with a sociopath, on the other hand, eventually sees many things wrong with the relationship.
Swept off your feet with compliments, fancy dinners, and generous gifts—you think you've found Mc Dreamy.
If you often put your needs and opinions aside for the sake of avoiding conflict in the relationship, you’ll more easily fall prey to a narcissist who thrives when others provide the empathy and attention they crave.
Yes, being willing to compromise in a relationship is important but being a doormat isn’t compromising.
Yet, as the dating continues, you start to notice that it’s really all about him.A narcissist is looking for someone who will give him constant attention and emotional validation at any cost.Psychotherapist and author, Karen Koenig, says that individuals who attract narcissists often “don’t have a strong sense of who they are and what they want because they don’t believe it’s okay to take care of their own needs.”A narcissist is someone who monopolizes the relationship and who never compromises. Establishing boundaries so that your needs are acknowledged and met in a relationship could help prevent you from getting too deep and potentially trapped.Therein lies one of the first problems that comes with dating a sociopath. The sociopath has fabricated a character and is playing a role in order to manipulate and control her unsuspecting partner.A relationship with a sociopath is often one-sided (the sociopath has a selfish motive whereas her partner is emotionally invested in an actually relationship).