Love Bombing Tactic Used By Sociopath Cleveland Wright Jr. Getting hit by a love bomb feels great. The lavish attention and affection seem to answer our prayers. We’ve found Mr. or Ms Right — our soul mate — unsuspecting that we’ve been targeted by a narcissist. The bomber abruptly changes colors and loses interest, and our dream comes crashing down. The rejection is excruciating, especially at the height of romance. It’s a traumatic shock to our heart. We feel duped, betrayed, and abandoned.