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Had two conversations with him on the phone prior to our meeting, and all he did was talk about himself. (There was I also dated someone for a few months and he, also, talked about himself only. .. I just met this guy on a dating website and we had a first date that went well except that he would not shut up about himself!. I'm interested in dating and otherwise be-friend a guy. We have common interests and he seems to be "nice" and has a high level of intelligence. That said - Every conversation revolves around him. I love to ask people questions and let them " talk freely about their life or whatever" but at some point you. Men are just like us: they need human connection and to feel heard and understood. And they get that from the women in their lives. If you're out with a man who hasn't had much female companionship, he may have a lot bottled up. He may “get drunk” from the opportunity to talk about himself to a kind, pretty woman.
It seems like love. The two of you are amazingly in sync. There must be something wrong with you. A narcissistic man is a master at the beginnings of romance. But, as high as you are is as low as you fall. How do you account for this? You feel like a disappointment. Until, you begin to realize his eyes glaze over when you talk about yourself or have something you want to say.
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At first, you make excuses: I must have interrupted him. Realness and intimacy mean emotional need. And need especially his own makes any frightened narcissist run for the hills. He makes any difficulties the two of you have your problem.
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While you might tend to put yourself aside, give everything you can — he takes center stage and gobbles up all the space. Yet, he puts the brakes on before anything goes too deep. He might feel something. He has to believe that his extraverted performance, and the attention it garners, is enough.
Boyfriend Only Cares About Himself
Sustaining any real closeness that goes both ways can be scary to anyone. It definitely is to him. How can that be? He probably had a very difficult childhood.
The problem is — he wants nothing to do with them.
I felt that he missed talking to a smart woman as myself. If you work on coming across as a little less shy, it will lessen their need to be over the top and balance things out a bit. Part of the answer is self control; the other part is learning some new skills.
He shuts off his feelings, and keeps your attention focused only on him. Remember the myth of Narcissus? Too pushed aside in various ways. By getting the superficial attentions of one woman after another. Those disowned feelings are given to you.
You feel everything for both of you. Remember, if you touch on anything real or emotional — all the problems are with you.
The roots are different in each woman who finds herself in love with a narcissist. The most important thing to know is this: Believe it or not, that flamboyant, outgoing charmer is actually more insecure than you.
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He's dismissive about your problems or accomplishments and gets antsy when you talk about them for "too long. Thanks for your feedback! Keep at it and stay self-aware. I should have elaborated. Fortunately, I have not run into this situation too often with women.
It opens up the worlds inside of you. What he really wants is a mirror and only a mirror He probably had a very difficult childhood. Why did you choose this kind of man? Some of the best Thought Catalog Articles!