Dating a sociopath
But you also have to be careful about who you date in the first place, because toxic, high conflict people have always been around.The trouble is, these people are often hard to spot because at first they come across as someone charismatic, attractive, and affectionate.But once you make it known you are committed, they will seek their thrills elsewhere.It is important to remember that these are just warning signs, and are in no way conclusive indicators that someone is high conflict, a narcissist, sociopath, or psychopath.
Sociopaths tend to be charming and charismatic, so consider their past behavior, such as criminal history, bizarre or risky actions, and a pattern of lying.
Sociopaths do, however, ruin lives, empty bank accounts, and cause untold emotional trauma, with the simple excuse that they just don’t care.
Most of us think of sociopaths as deranged serial killers, but, with four percent of the population having sociopathic character traits, most of them never physically harm anyone.
He tells stupid, outrageous lies when he’d make out better telling the truth. Call it the predatory stare, but if you get a chill down your spine when he looks at you (and not the good kind), pay attention. He wants to move in together or get married quickly.
He quickly proclaims that you’re his true love and soul mate.