Future Faking

Future faking is a manipulative behavior in which a person promises or hints at a positive future together with someone, but with no genuine intention of following through. It involves creating false hopes or expectations to maintain the person’s interest or trust, often to serve the manipulator’s immediate needs or desires. Future faking can lead to disappointment, emotional turmoil, and a loss of trust when the promises remain unfulfilled.

Narcissists and Love Fraud

IT IS NOT UNCOMMON FOR NARCISSISTS to manipulate others into relationships by making fraudulent claims about who they are, what they stand for, and by mirroring the goals of the targeted individual.  They deliberately make promises they don’t intend to keep and spin webs of deception for the sole purpose of exploiting the target and their resources.  In popular psychology,…