Dating a narcisist
Let the relationship flow naturally without feeling the need to control your new partner.
If you feel clingy or needy, you’re not ready for a relationship yet.
If this has been a pattern for you, it’s likely because you’ve always put others’ needs before your own, failed to establish mutually beneficial boundaries, and thus, felt resentful and taken advantage of.
In one form or another, you subconsciously felt that you had no choice in the matter, so you just accepted this unacceptable behavior. If anyone tries to make you feel otherwise, they are not the right person for you.
Even though your first few dates might go swimmingly, don’t make any assumptions.
If you feel clingy after meeting someone once or twice, it means you’re still looking outside of yourself for validation and you have more work to do in this area. If you’re not doing the work, you’ll always be looking outside of yourself for your worth. You’ve got serious abandonment and self-esteem issues.: Stop dating, see #2, and find a good therapist.5- Subscribing to every dating newsletter you can find to morph into the “perfect date”.
If this describes you, you’re not ready for dating yet. Again, some of the dating experts out there offer great advice when it comes to expectations and presenting yourself as high-value.