Like any exciting, new relationship starts out, I just knew i had found my ‘prince charming’. Little did i know he was actually a sociopath disguised in a pretty face with a charming personality. I was flattered with the amount of interest , assessment he showed in me. All the questions he asked, the genuine concern if there was something he though ‘bothered’ me. Always willing to make laugh, going to extremes to send multiple random text during the day just to say ‘hi’. He appeared to hold the same values as me, talked about his successful career, how important his 2 daughters are (from 2 different marriages, which i will get to later). He said he loved dogs as much as me (i have 4). He planned several romantic weekends away, and did things on the spur of the moment. The hotel room would be full of flowers, a picnic basked packed and so on. And always the same question ‘can i get you anything’, ‘are you ok’ ‘are you happy’. Unbeknownst to me, he was setting ‘the hook’ as i call it. I was so blinded by the onslaught of attention (assesement/seducing/mirroring) that i had no idea what was going on. All i thought was, finally i met the man of my dreams.
i will share my journey from hell. ‘sharing is healing’ and The Lord knows, i have a long road ahead.