Remember that you deserve a relationship that builds you up, that makes you feel safe, and that brings you happiness and warmth. A person who is narcissistic cannot give this to you.
Loving a narcissist is not beautiful. It is not artistic. It is not romantic. It causes nothing but pain and we need to stop focusing on the pain.
Love Bombing: When sociopaths set about reeling you in, a key seduction strategy is love bombing. They shower you with attention and affection, want to be with you all the time, make you feel like the most important person in the world.
They want to exert power over someone stronger than them, because someone stronger is always a threat to their shady ways.
What is the biggest crime I committed towards someone else? Have I done anything to make up for it?
Online dating is a bit of a hunting ground for narcissists, but perhaps no dating app attracts more narcissists than one focused solely on instant gratification – Tinder.
My most popular posts are my modeling photos, selfies, photos where I show my body, travel to fancy places like St Tropez and red carpet events. My least liked posts are posts about my humanitarian activities, political projects, and ethical ruminations. The prettier the people in the photos, the more likes it gets.
Can your Instagram page show if you’re depressed, or are people pointing fingers at social media and the narcissistic selfie generation?
A lot of our joys in life are derived from overcoming challenges. There’s a reason they say to focus on the journey and not the reward. Because the journey is where all the good stuff is. The journey is where you experience all of the emotion, all of the uncertainty, all of the life. If all you achieved was the goal without going through anything to get there, it wouldn’t mean nearly as much.
A question that people like to ask is “What’s your biggest fear?” and I never really had an answer to that until today.