You and this guy have been on, like, four dates. It's not enough to merit a whole sit-down breakup deal, but you can't really just casually stop talking to him, either. The "telling him you're done" part is easy and self-explanatory. You say just any variation of "I can't do this anymore" via text, phone call, or in-person conversation yikes.
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Romance can make us blind to all the signs that we're in a bad relationship. It is difficult to accept the fact that the loves of our lives can also possess awful, sometimes dangerous qualities. How can one person seem so fantastic, yet have such horrible tendencies and habits only moments later? Nobody is perfect, and people grow and change, so hopefully any mild issues within your partnership can be resolved.
If Your Guy Does These 7 Things, He's Playing You For A Fool
While you might think it'd be easy to spot the signs it's time to break up with someone, it isn't always crystal clear. And this is especially true in emotionally abusive situations. If your partner is trying to control or manipulate you, it can create an atmosphere where even the biggest deal-breakers in a relationship suddenly seem normal.
People who meet the criteria for Narcissistic Personality Disorder or those who have traits of Antisocial Personality Disorder can operate in extremely manipulative ways within the context of intimate relationships due to their deceitfulness, lack of empathy, and their tendency to be interpersonally exploitative. Although I will be focusing on narcissistic abusers in this post, due to the overlap of symptoms in these two disorders, this can potentially apply to interactions with those who have ASPD to an extent. Understanding the nature of these toxic interactions and how they affect us has an enormous impact on our ability to engage in self-care.