Things progress quickly and the rush of a new romance can often be powerful for victims, pushing aside any feelings of doubt and causing high levels of infatuation.
This leaves little room for the victim to assess if they are being manipulated or to see if the other person is genuine – particularly if contact is fairly constant, either over calls or through texts.
But don’t try booking a hotel room or ask your new lover to slide over to the back seat for some heavy petting unless it happens without any preplanning.
It could make your partner think you’re just in it for the sex and lead to loss of trust.
Joe Pierre, a psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences professor at UCLA, wrote in Psychology Today about why people can fall for a love bombing abuser.
He explained that narcissists can seem attractive due to high levels of confidence, ambition and self-sufficiency.
Right now, you’re only a small part of each other’s lives, so don’t give yourself more importance than you deserve.
[Read: How to give space in a relationship] #3 Don’t be lavish with your gifts Your new lover may be running in your mind all day, but that doesn’t mean you should go overboard and buy something for your lover every time you see something nice while shopping.
Especially in a new relationship, you’re only dating each and don’t really need to know every little piece of information about each other.
But entering a new relationship isn’t like tearing the wrapper off your Christmas present. If you’re already in a seasoned relationship and looking for ways to have a perfect relationship, read how to have a good relationship.
From a new relationship to a good relationship In a seasoned relationship, keeping the excitement alive may seem like the biggest bummer.
[Read: How to deal with relationship insecurity] Remember that you’re still in a new relationship and can’t order or even request your mate to avoid people or avoid going out by themselves.
Even if you do feel jealous about your lover’s partying habits or the amount of time they spend with a group of friends, learn to suck it up and hold it in.[Read: The story of a boyfriend who got clingy] Go out on dates once or twice a week, and it’ll keep the love and excitement on a high for a long time.