You have met a handsome young guy you really like, but your friends claim that he is a real narcissist. What is narcissism and how it affects a relationship?

In order to understand this term right, you should remember one ancient Greek myth: when a handsome young man Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection. Nowadays his name has become a definition for egotistical, self-centered people with high self-esteem.

Narcissistic people are masters of manipulation, as they have an ability to make people do what they want. That is why in this article, we would like to show you three main signs, which can help you realize that you are dating with a narcissist. Are you interested? Scroll down to read it right now.

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#1. He is inconsistent in a relationship.

At the beginning of a relationship, a narcissist will give you presents and compliments and spend all his free time with you. But once you become addicted to this relationship, he will lose interest. A real narcissist doesn't want to make you happy. All he cares about is his own happiness.

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#2. He is gaslighting you.

Psychologists use the term "gaslighting" to describe the technique when one person makes the other person question his perception of reality. This is well-know way of manipulation, which is usually used by narcissists.

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A real narcissist will pretend to be whatever you want them to be. He will try hard to make you depend on him. At first a narcissist will ask you to spend some time apart, but once you agree, he will ask you to stay. It is weird, isn't it?

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#3. He is always playing the victim.

A real narcissist wants you to put his needs above your own needs. If you don't do this, he will blame you. He doesn't apologies. He doesn't take responsibility for his actions.

He blames in his faults everyone, except himself. He doesn't notice the needs of other people, as he only cares about his own needs.

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