Not many people went online to find a date 20 years ago. Now, 15% of all U.S. adults have used online or mobile dating services, according to Pew Research Center.
Whether you meet a dating partner online or in person, if you have not known them for a length of time (or anyone else who has), you need to be cautious before moving forward into a close relationship.
While being cautious, be looking for red flags warning you that this person is not an emotionally healthy individual. The reason it’s important to understand these red flags is because we often assume that because we have a good heart and would never think this way, that other people would not as well. But sadly, we live in a world where all sorts of personality disorders exist. So it’s always better to be cautious and prepared before finding yourself trapped in a relationship that could emotionally, physically, and spiritual harm you.
“Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn their ways and get yourself ensnared.” – Proverbs 22:24-25
Someone with a narcissist personality disorder or other personality disorders, who isn’t seeking professional treatment, will cause you long-term relationship problems.
Check for these red flags to know if you’re dating a narcissist:
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