Examine your fears about what you think might happen if you stopped trying to make your partner happy.
The first time someone else’s smile began etching away at the mess you left me in, I felt peace.
He doesn’t care about your feelings, thoughts or ideas.
They don’t “do” feelings. They claim to be above them, more “evolved” than people who wear their hearts on their sleeve.
HE DIDN’T BLACK OUT. EVERYTHING HE DID WAS INTENTIONAL. HE WAS THIRTY SIX. I WAS FOURTEEN. HE KNEW. HE KNEW. HE KNOWS.
Look for these warning signs and spare yourself the suffering—if the guy you’re falling in love with exhibits many of these traits, you should run, not walk, away from him.
Narcissists want you to believe that even your best efforts are not good enough. The reason they do this is so they can keep you scurrying about for their approval, but never quite receiving it.
I became convinced that if I just tried harder, things would go back to the way they were.
I’m a charming man, easy to fall for but just barely, fleetingly. It becomes clear to women that I am dangerous. I am too critical of everything and everyone, myself included.