Games women play while dating
They’ll tell you that it’s obvious that you are the one who is crazy (and tell you that everyone around you agrees with them about you being crazy).
They will claim not to remember even unforgettable events, flatly deny they ever happened, and will never entertain the possibility that they might have forgotten.
This is a kind of competitive patience (solitaire) game for two players. The cards are arranged from low to high with the Kings being wild.
Suits (the normal order of things and\or common societal rules) are irrelevant in the game.
The most important part to remember about this game is that no one can know the rules except the king or queen.
Either the king or queen gets to make up rules as they go along; they don’t have to tell the other players the new rules and they can change the rules whenever it suits them.
They are poor losers and if they don’t win they will often react in a fit of rage and stomp away like a little child.
He will suddenly tell you about his extraordinary new career move, a luxurious trip that he’s taking, or a huge shift in financial status that will make you feel even more diminished.
Narcissists perfectly execute an unexpected psychological pounce; their purpose is to grind you down, to humiliate you, and make you feel small and inferior.
The way the game is won is for them to try to turn everything about you, and everything you do, into a complete failure.
Extra points are given when they can take all the credit for anything good that has ever happened and put it all in their own pot.
He will either drop the person like a hot potato, try to punish the person, or run away. He appears to take you in, appears to understand what you are experiencing, and appears to genuinely be able to put himself in your shoes.