What ‘Love Bombing’ Is And Why It’s Bad

Here’s another reason to take things slow in a new relationship. Ever heard of the term “love bombing”? Elle UK explains it’s when someone is amazing at the beginning of a new relationship, sending flowers for example, or offering up compliments and affection, but then that person shifts from positive to controlling and cruel. PsychCentral calls “love bombing” a “process of grooming,” because if the person being wooed falls fast and hard it can be harder to see the changeover in behavior. It’s notable that love bombers are narcissists, and are usually men. (Newser