How to stop others from intimidating you

They’d pamper you, care for you and love you until you drop your guard down and welcome them into your life and give them your whole heart.And once they have their hooks dug deep in your heart is when you’d start to notice a difference in their behavior.[Read: 12 signs you’re walking on eggshells in your love life] So why did you fall prey to this selfish person?In a perfectly happy relationship between friends or lovers, both the involved people consider each other as equals.You may wonder why you’re the only one feeling miserable around this selfish person while everyone else thinks so highly of them.But that’s only because you lovingly handed over the strings to control you like a puppet to them.But as the relationship starts to grow, you’d start to feel emotionally weak around this person.And before you know it, they could suck the happiness out of you, and all you can do is watch helplessly.

It is very important that you understand this fundamental idea, because this is the foundation of all selfishness.But in their pursuit of their own happiness, they carelessly and intentionally walk all over the shattered hearts of any loving person around them.One of the easiest ways to recognize a selfish partner or a friend is their trait of always extracting more from you, and yet, they never give anything back to you in equal measures.[Read: How self respect affects you and your relationship with others] Dealing with the hurt and the pain When you’re in a relationship with a selfish person, no matter what you do, they’d constantly make you feel like you aren’t giving enough back to them.Even the love you have for this person would feel one sided and painful, because none of your feelings would be reciprocated.