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They spotted you, and they wanted to use you as their source of supply, and so turned on the charm using a technique called love bombing.
It's when someone makes you feel like you're the most important person in the world, and they must be the one for you because they seem so perfect.
They probably told you how different you were to anyone else they've dated, how you were "the one," and you two were "meant to be." They might have complimented you all the time, given you expensive gifts, even taken you on holiday.
In reality, they probably weren't Prince/Princess Charming at all, they were just reeling you in, psychologists say.
The website is now a popular go-to place for people who have been through abuse, to help teach them to recognize and avoid sociopaths.
It can start with a lie here and there, a snide comment every so often, until it ramps up more and more.
It's like the "frog in the saucepan" analogy: heat is turned up very slowly, so the frog never realizes it's starting to boil to death.
Having these qualities means you're more likely to see the good in the narcissist, before they turn on you.
Sometimes, the narcissist may even have known about you before they started speaking to you.
If someone has declared their undying love for you a few weeks after meeting them, and telling you you're their soul-mate, and they're making you uncomfortable, then the affection probably isn't coming from a good place.