You will end up feeling that you do not have time for anything or anyone else. He can tell tales of terrible life threatening illnesses of those close to him who you have never met, and most likely never would. There were also some phone calls. He even invited me to her house to see what he was doing there when she was at her office and he was doing her roof and had more jobs to do for her. He came around on my birthday with flowers and yet another apology asking for another chance. She constantly needed to assure herself that she was the most intelligent person in the room, and it would be a dire situation if there was anyone who would challenge that. But he cannot see why he would need to work hard to get things like holidays, or anything else.
They like to play on your emotions.
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It will also encourage you to open up to disclose your vulnerabilities and weaknesses. I wrote a post on this topic. He focuses all of his attention on you, and makes you feel like you are the most amazing person that he has ever met in his life. They will talk of incredible success with careers. She is a master of manipulation.