The person that you dated was selfish and unreliable.. but somehow you were so dependent on his or her attention. You looked forward to every call and longed for the contact. You even thought he or she was your soul mate, even though you were not treated all that well. What is going on with you… it is almost as if longing for him or her is what you want… longing for to be treated right. This article reblogged from datingasociopath.com is a helpful start at looking at that feeling. If you have wondered if you are pursuing a familiar feeling of longing to be treated right, longing for attention and vaguely wonder if that the bit of pain from things not being quite right feels normal to you… please comment and tell your story.
The person that you dated, was selfish, unreliable, dishonest, untrustworthy, manipulative, destructive. The list goes on and on. It’s is hardly a list of personality traits for your perfect catch and ideal partner?
You know this, in your heart you know this, yet still you have a longing to have answers, closure, you might delude yourself that things can be ‘fixed’. That with compromise, that you really could work things out, and be together. All of these thoughts run through your head. You feel pain in your heart from:
- The way that you were treated – especially if you were cruelly discarded or emotionally/physically abused
- The thoughts of all the lies, the false empty promises – the life you were promised, the dream that you were promised, but that never came true
- You have invested so much, maybe you are owed so much
- The sociopath has created addiction and dependency…
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