7 signs that you are dating a psychopath
(Quagmire recommends hitting on women with daddy issues for a reason.) The pure fact of the matter is that everyone has a complicated relationship with his or her parents.But something bordering along obsession isn’t healthy, and probably needs to be worked out with time and a professional.But if you start picking up hints that she might be consuming these suckers to substitute for food, realize she’s more in need of a therapist, not a boyfriend. Once you give in, she tags herself in your pictures — pictures that she’s not even in — just ‘cause she also wants people to know what a huge part of your life she is.Not only is her request to alter your relationship status from “single” to “in a relationship” lightning-fast, but she’s also made a snapshot of the two of you her profile picture the second you hooked up.
GF freaking out over these kind of casual outings isn’t normal — you shouldn’t feel guilty for having friends.Be sure, the silent treatment and disappearing act will be laid squarely at your feet. Psychopaths love to work you up into a state of obsessive frenzy, so to do that, they idealize you, give you fabulous sex, and then begin pulling away and "triangulating." This is when they introduce other people into the mix to make you jealous.In reality, he is off sizing up his next target somewhere. It could be an ex-wife or ex-girlfriend, a friend of the same sex, or even a celebrity. The final phase of the psychopath is the "discard" phase.The only way to get rid of a psychopath is to completely go no contact.
It's the only thing that doesn't fuel his games and ego.
This is called "love bombing." It's the idealization phase he gets you hooked on, and it's the phase you will spend the next however-many months or years trying to get back once he abruptly shuts it off. He loves all the things you love and you have all of the same interests. Does he seem like he's had a tough time with people, who always use and abandon him? Psychopaths absolutely love pity, so pay attention to how many illnesses and injuries he's had. A psychopath will sometimes blurt out something odd about himself, apropos of nothing.