Beware Love Bombers Online! #AAH
Bombarding with love, texts.. “It’s a common manipulation technique used by narcissists and toxic people who use it as a means to create an intense romantic attachment in order to enable them to control and manipulate the person at a later date.” – Wikipedia
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Online, it’s even easier to love bomb.
Love bombing is one of those painful situations that can only be understood in hindsight. Whether you are a jaded veteran of the dating world or a hopeful newbie to the apps, love bombing can affect anyone due to the heightened emotions and fast pace. Even and especially intelligent and successful
“Love bombing via dating apps is used to coerce persons of interest into having premature romantic feelings and a false sense of trust in the love bomber, someone they barely even know,” she said.
- First, don’t buy into overly effusive compliments
- Break the cycle of validation
- Speak to a trusted friend/family member
- Do not lend money early in a relationship
- Don’t make travel plans with someone you know little about and if you do inform a trusted person at all points
- Heart break and shame is the outcome
- Don’t try to change them, they might be sociopathic or even psychopathic just leave – run
- They might be doing this in parallel to many people
Note- Several points have been taken from reference article online.
Stay strong, stay aware, stay safe.
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