Why yes, you read the title right: Shape Shifters! I know, I have been watching way too many vampire, walking dead, sci-fi sorts of things but bare with me here: Have you ever met someone who seemed to “me too” you too many times? You know, the people who want so badly to find common ground with you. They start to make it seem as if you were practically switched at birth or something! It can be quite odd and a little creepy, to be honest.
Imagine how it feels to find out the person you are dating is a lot like that. I call them shape shifters. They bend, contort, and distort their actual lives, personality, and behavior so that the person they are dating thinks they are soul mates. Listen to this PSA people: Never, ever, ever stay in a relationship with a shape shifter.
The minute their actual personality starts to seep through, will freak you out. You start to recall blatant lies they told you. You find out they are the polar opposite of what they represented. Even if their “actual” self may not be all that bad, you don’t know if it is worth the risk to find out!
So how can you know for sure that the person you are dating isn’t just pretending to be compatible with you? Do you do a little background check? Get character references? How do you spot a shape shifter and what do you do when you encounter one?
By Wise Diva, Misadventures in Atlanta Dating Blog