“Sarah was always falling for narcissists. With their magnetic charm and emotional intensity, they made other men pale by comparison. There was Ned, the aspiring actor, with his flashing eyes and effusive flattery, so skilled at performing that she failed to see the cold reality beneath the surface. Then Andrew, the sensitive poet, who won her heart with his romantic words and gestures, but became controlling and abusive, isolating her from her friends and exploding in rages that left her terrified.”

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