7. He’ll never try to turn your own feelings against you.
A narcissist will take any opportunity to tear you down so it’s like hitting gold for them when you’re feeling terrible about yourself. A good man will want you to love yourself the way he loves you so he’ll do whatever he can to make you feel better and to boost your self-esteem.
8. He’ll be open to you about his emotions.
Whenever some issues come up that trouble him, he’ll let you know about it. He’s not going to beat around the bush when something is wrong.
It’s not his intention to make you feel sad but he knows that communication is important for the survival of any relationship, so he won’t hide anything from you.
9. You’ll never feel the need to doubt him about anything.
You can always expect openness and honesty from him. He’ll never be unfaithful to you and he certainly won’t abandon you. Place your trust in him and do your best to make yourself trustworthy to him.
10. Through the good times and the bad, he’ll have your back.
A narcissist doesn’t really care about anyone but himself so just like a rat, he’ll flee the ship if he so much as gets a hint that it is about to sink.
A decent man will never let you suffer anything alone. He’ll be there for you whenever you need him, be it in celebration or in mourning. You can reach out to him no matter what time of the day it is.
11. He’ll do his best to help you love yourself.
It’s too dangerous for the narcissist if you have good self-esteem so they’ll do what they can to make you doubt yourself.
But a decent man won’t even let you beat yourself up over something. He’ll always be good to you and heal you when you’re hurting. You’ll never feel less than beautiful when you are around him.
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12. When you draw a line he won’t cross it without your permission.
A decent man is always respectful and when you’re not comfortable with something, he’ll stop doing it. You can draw a line and he will care about you enough to not cross it.
A narcissist will never give you that sense of security, and will only do what he wants to, no matter how much that hurts you or bothers you.