How many red flags do you need in order to run away and save yourself? Time will tell, his mask will drop, that is why he is pushing for commitment, he wants to hook you before you see the real person under the facade. By themselves they don’t scream “Run for cover” , especially if you have no experience with a narcissist, but if you have half a dozen of these red flags you need to run away as fast as you can and if you can’t bring yourself to dump him because you think he is an exception to the rule and you don’t believe me; at least slow things down.If he/she wishes you were more of something or different than how you are, they may never accept you and you could spend a lifetime feeling unworthy or “wrong” for simply being yourself.When you venture out and make connections with new people, you meet all kinds.Make sure you tell her it's your life goal to "experience" many people. Then she's slipping her hands into your pockets-and reaching for your wallet.
She's just a "friend with benefits" until she discovers her ticking biological clock.Are they really listening to what you’re saying or do they consistently seem to be looking for a way to bring the conversation back to themselves? And perhaps the most revealing tell of all is how they treat a waitress or cab driver.(My mom was a waitress so anyone who was rude to service industry folks, was OUT!I am sorry if your car is fucked-up or your dog is sick, but I don’t need the valuable thought-space in my mind-mind filled with the same white noise we all experience daily.4) You’re a shameless self-promoter In fairness, many of my friends shamelessly self-promote.