One percent of the general population are psychopaths. We see them everywhere, from the scheming colleague to the overly aggressive neighbor. But what about when our own best friend falls in love with one - do we just sit back and let them get hurt? Or is it better to intervene and speak openly about our concerns? These individuals don't look any different from the rest of us, they are friendly and outgoing, so they are quite hard to spot in the crowd.
My Friend is Dating a Sociopath
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With so many alleged sociopaths around, and with their charming nature, it can be hard to know one when you see them. A standard trait of a sociopath is that they are charming and gregarious people. They know exactly what to say to everyone to get them to like them. That's probably why you were drawn to them in the first place.
The Shining. I really do mean everything, their stories are grandiose fabrications, their lives are a huge production and they are the center of it all. Everything about them, their stories, their ego, are big and intense. They believe that their sense of self is entitled to this, and will not be convinced of anything else. This was something that I was not prepared for, the sheer number of people that could be taken ahold by someone like this.
There have been a few readers recently who have made comments about being friends with a sociopath. If this is you, or if you have found this site, by thinking this, perhaps this post is for you. Perhaps you have been SO isolated, that the sociopath is all that you have, and so you settle for the scraps that are thrown towards you? Do you not think that you being friends with the sociopath, is a great alibi for them to tell the tale that:.