A con-artist is what we now call someone who used to be called a confidence artist. You have low self-esteem A con artist often looks for an easy target. Someone who already has low self-esteem is an easy mark for them. Do yourself a favor and leave this person immediately.
He introduced himself to me as an art dealer and a stocks and commodities trader for a select group of wealthy clients. He claimed he had recently moved back to the United States after an eight-year stint in Hong Kong and I was immediately captivated by him. He was charming, witty, intelligent and it seemed like he could confidently talk about almost any subject. Eric went to great lengths to convincingly play his role as a successful entrepreneur.
Then I learned that he was never who he said he was. I loved how outgoing and adventurous he was. I was head over heels. From the beginning, he'd always made it clear that his life was complicated. He was the product of a whirlwind romance between a 21-year-old woman and a 58-year-old man.