4 Reasons You Keep Attracting Narcissists (And How to Stop the Cycle)

Nicole Baptista
4 min readJul 22, 2020

The red flags were there. But you fell in the same trap again, didn’t you?

Charming, attentive, loving. Or so they seemed at first. Only to turn out manipulative, punishing, and cold.


People who tend to attract these kinds of partners often ask themselves why they are narcissist- magnets.

More importantly, they are keen on finding ways to stop the pattern from repeating itself.

Being in a relationship with a narcissist can leave a person emotionally wrecked. They may also live in fear of the same thing happening again with a new partner.

According to the Recovery Village, a treatment service centre, 1 in 200 people have a narcissistic personality disorder. 75% of these people are men.

There are very few things that are more destructive than being in a relationship with a narcissist.

Below are a few reasons why you may be perfect narcissist “bait”, and some tips on how to stop the cycle.

Because you can.

1. You Are an Empath

As an Empath, you are nurturing, good-hearted, and have a lot to give.



Nicole Baptista

Writer I Poet I Language Teacher. Let's talk: Spirituality, education, feminism. Also baby goat obsessed. Www.nicolebeewriter.com Insta: @nicolebaptistaa