We’ve all heard horror stories about narcissists but what are the signs you’re in a relationship with a narcissist? Counselor April Kirkwood explains
Getting involved with a narcissist is like dancing with the devil in the pale moon light. You don’t see the horns, you don’t realize he is red, and you think that pitchfork is some kind of swanky, oversized utensil. By the light of day, though, the picture starts to come into focus.
It’s difficult to identify a true narcissist. For me, I caught on almost too late to spare myself from this person who suffered from a pathological life-long personality disorder. It took years for me to understand that the rules of love didn’t apply and that this relationship was a disaster to my mind, body, and soul.
If you have ever watched a Narcissist in action, you understand the pain that they can inflict on themselves and others. They live by their words and by what they say. They cannot stand criticism. They will do what it takes to make sure that other people only know about the positive characteristics of their life and forget all about the negative.
Here are the 11 signs you’re dating a narcissist. In the story below we have used ‘he’ to describe the narcissist, but the characteristics can also apply to women in same-sex relationships.
1. It’s very easy for them to become enamored with someone.
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