A symptom of the sociopath’s profound mesmerizing effect on their prey. Ten months later – looking into the eyes of a scary-scary stranger – I told him to leave.
I fell in love in seconds, so deeply, over the moon.
Thank you for your courage, commitment and hard work, very well done and critically important to prevent future scams, helping prevent more trauma and tragedy. Thank you for your beautiful article, “The Sociopath’s Scam – It Isn’t Personal.” I just read it in Shahida Arabi’s book, Becoming the Narcissist’s Nightmare and found it truly uplifting and transformational. In complete terror, pulling faith, courage and wisdom from my life to untangle the surreal nightmare lationship I took back my life.
It’s not surprising as more often than not they are indeed charming and likable.The one behavior that characterizes the human race is so widespread that most of the time we don’t even notice it. Whether it was to protect feelings, avoid trouble, impress, or to simply get what they want, not many people can say they have never told a lie.It is extremely hard to spot and it is even harder to stop. However, there is one extreme type of liar that you should beware of; the sociopathic liar.You must accept the fact that you are dealing with a psychopath – not to be confused with a “serial killer.” They get the most press, but only represent 1 in 30,000 psychopaths – and get prepared for what lies ahead. No Contact First things first: You must cease to have contact with the psychopath. Of course the complexity of cutting ties with a psychopath depends on the severity of your involvement with him or her.If your relationship was somewhat casual, then breaking ties may be easier.