The list has emerged through countless conversations and discussions, and offers some great ground-level wisdom on how the call of discipleship should steer our journey through romantic relationships.
This is not a list where it’s all or nothing—that is, in order to be a disciple, all of these ideas need to be in place.
They enter into relationships in an attempt to fill this void and to make sure that they have someone who is always available for sex, an ego stroke or whatever need they may have.
A relationship with a Narcissist always follows three phases, the over-evaluations phase, the devaluation phase and the discard phase.
It’s important to remember that discipleship is a process and a journey.
Those who have taken to heart even one or two of these principles have told me that it has had a dramatically positive effect on their life, and has helped immensely in the process of controlling their negative sexual habits and impulses.
A relationship with a Narcissist has been compared to being on a roller coaster, with immense highs and immense lows.They have been described as the proverbial Jekyll and Hyde, one way one minute, another the next.People usually get into relationships for love and the need to connect and bond with another.He cancels plans, he goes MIA for days at a time, he acts distant.At the root of it, the same sense of insecurity that made the guy obsessed with finding out if you like him is now scaring him into thinking that you’re going to “take his freedom away.” Generally speaking, most guys have a fear of being “trapped” in a relationship, but in this particular scenario you’re dealing with a guy who’s actions are especially dictated by avoiding unpleasant situations as a primary motivator.