Dating site warning signs
Has your tragic Prince Charming ever gazed at you with puppy dog eyes and told you he never thought he’d find happiness because he’s just too damaged?
After the swelling music fades into the background, let’s think about this for a second....
A: From a child’s perspective, warning signs include sudden or increased physical contact that might pass as acceptable with a family member.
For example, suddenly Grandpa wants you to sit on his lap more often.
Has his romantic life been a series of horrid breakups and crazy exes?
Everyone has a past, but if he often diverts your attention from his bad behavior with sob stories, consider it a warning sign.
This feels amazing, so of course you want it to be normal. Two non-psychopathic human beings will, once in a while, disagree and even fight. Because it's natural to have different opinions, emotions, likes, and dislikes. RELATED: 10 Subtle Signs of Bipolar Disorder Has your boo had the worst luck?
Does your other half make everything seem exciting and fresh—all the time?
When a psychopath is pursuing a new relationship, she puts you up on a pedestal and turns on massive amounts of charm, enough to leave you breathless. Psychopaths use a tactic called “mirroring” to reflect back to you exactly what you want in a mate.
Do you really want to be with someone that you need to save, or change?
A healthy relationship consists of two adults coming together as already whole beings and complementing each other.
This is called the “pity play” and, according to Martha Stout, author of the Sociopath Next Door, it’s potentially the single biggest red flag.