Early Warning Signs You’re With a Narcissist.

In real life, the most dangerous snakes do not advertise their malevolence.

Candace Ranee
5 min readMay 23, 2022
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At the beginning of the relationship with a narcissist, your love-struck eyes can’t see the dangerous con artist lurking right in front of you. You can only see the amazing, thoughtful, kind, attentive, and loving person they are presenting to you. You have no idea that they are merely mirroring back to you everything you wanted.

Abusive individuals, especially narcissists, do not wear T-shirts that say “I am a Narcissist!” It sure would make their future victims' lives so much easier if they did, but narcissists are experts at denying reality.

They know how to hone in on your weaknesses and they use your hopes and your dreams to coerce you into a relationship. Before you know it, after a very brief timeframe, you are swept up into a whirlwind of chaos and confusion.

If you have just made things official with your new partner, but they already want to spend all of their time with you and want to know everything about you, please keep reading.

If it feels like too much, it probably is.

Let's talk about some early signs that you’re dealing with a narcissist and how to prevent any more of these people from slithering…



Candace Ranee

Candace studied Sociology at Bowling Green State University. She is a writer and a DV Survivor