I just have to laugh at times as they both do the same lying and and trickery to each other also. The more time I spend here, the less inclined I am to show sympathy to sociopaths. Some of the previous posted experiences have shed light on the severity of the problem. The gorgeous humans who fall into the traps of sociopaths are some of the most amazing on the planet. They are parents, teachers, accountants, doctors, and so on. I can be a piranha amidst an ocean of guppies and sharks that I keep my distance from.
I wish this person who wakes up in a morning with smile of child didn't turn in to the monster closer to the evening. Since their barriers were dropped, you likely feel or felt safe to tell your story and open your own flood gates. I have studied psychology since childhood so I can know and mimic behaviors and function as a normal human being when the need arises. This mainly deals with intelligence, impulse control, and the ability to predict consequences of action. I sincerely hope I am alone in realizing that every time a sociopath feeds themselves they leave a shell of a person in their wake.
I met my bastard husband at the age of 28. You can fall for their act, and then you get caught up in their web. This is a tactic to play mind games. He knows what you want, so he gives it to you in more ways than one ;. Some low functioning sociopaths are not dangerous though and just prefer to be left alone.
Consider distancing yourself from this person or establish strict boundaries, not only for them but for yourself too. They very quickly learn what makes people tick, and they know just how to engineer and oil the clock. Not an excuse; but worth noting. I asked god about this and he referred me to Joseph and the coat of many colors. It seems like most empaths can't tell how to spot a sociopath, so you go reading all these books and looking at all these websites purporting to tell you how. Although they were divorced my sister and I found out she still had power of attorney and there was nothing we could do about it. A will extract information from the children about the father to use against him, they will influence how and what the children think about the father, and they may prevent the father from having any contact with the children.
Most are not cunning villains preying on your emotions full of desire to ruin your life. The victim quickly likes and then trusts the psychopath and so the begins. Put the frighteners on them before they start mischief against you. And who would believe such an outrageous story? Maybe you want to inflict as much suffering on your mother as you say she inflicted on you. Just chalk it up to a lesson learned.
I think this is why everything is sort of a game. She has known this man for many years and probably has wrecked his life a few times along the way. I was her object of hatred growing up. They strip other people of their power because they want to hoard it all for themselves. They learn to create relationships that are beneficial for them. Sociopaths don't register events the same way as non-sociopaths and may barely react in dangerous or scary situations. They can change some of their behaviors to fit into society better, avoid getting themselves in trouble, lead more productive lives, or, if they care to which most don't , minimize the damage they do.
I started reading this blog and I was amazed. Sociopaths waste energy hurting people that could have gone into building rather than destroying. I pissed him the hell off and although negative, he was finally passionate and obsessed with talking to me and seeing me, and apologizing for his wrongs. When I discovered her secrets she turned it around on me and played the victim and tried to make me look like I tried to make me look like I was incensitive for even being hurt over the discovery. Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. When there are children involved it gets infinitely more complicated. He never did call the cops, he changed tactics in order to appease me.
There are many reasons, but from my experience with what we call sociopaths or psychopaths yes they are the same thing if you are listening to psychologists, rather then pop culture I would say the thing that makes them the most dangerous is that; they are not able to truly experience emotion. And that, Road Kill, is what I think. The most common one I used to deal with her was to avoid calling her on her lies and tricks because she would use this feedback to refine them. The sociopath will almost always win in that situation. That unless they can actually be a damn good liar which if you caught them, they clearly aren't they should stop it all-together, as getting caught up in their lives only makes it more stressful, and very problematic when those lies unravel.
They can manage their behavior to manipulate people quite well. You either have to be more witty with a response and everyone will laugh at the sociopath or you ignore them entirely like they mean nothing to you and aren't even there. By the time a person is an adult, they are well on their way to becoming a psychopath or sociopath. My brother Bill, had invited C to travel to Paris with him in April 1985, , so I gave her the letter, told her to guard it with her life, and waited with baited breath for her return, to see how shed got on. There may be a few who die before they fall but these are the extreme minority. They enjoy the challenge of trying to fix the unfixable in hopes to be the 1st person to make socios feel anything.