Commonly asked dating abuse questions
Whether you were involved with a narcissist or a sociopath or a psychopath, the end result is going to be the same: an extremely difficult road to recovery after having your heart & mind artificially bonded to a permanently disordered predator, through a calculated mean and sweet cycle.
Helpful reading: Idealize, Devalue, Discard Different Titles? Don't I need to acknowledge my role in all of this? No, and we have absolutely zero patience/tolerance for this victim blaming garbage here on PF.
I've never felt love like that before, how could they have felt nothing? Why does it always seem like they're winning and getting their way? Keep researching, sharing your story, and reading posts by others. But I promise there will come a time when there's not a doubt in your mind that this person is disordered & toxic.
Did he or she feel anything during the relationship? At the very least, someone who landed you on a site called Psychopath is probably not the greatest person in the world, right? I don't really know when this happens, as I can't look back on my own process and pinpoint when I experienced it.
All it did was make me feel bad for his latest victim.
It's horrible knowing that another person is going through the same confusion & heartbreak.
And that's when everything started to transform.
Even after being cheated on, lied to, belittled, manipulated and criticized, you'll continue to hyper-focus on the small things you did wrong.