By painting overly broad strokes, Andersen runs the risk of oversimplifying and writing in absolute terms when doing so is inappropriate.As Andersen writes: “Sociopaths are male, female, old, young, well-groomed, disheveled.You tell your friends, "They were so into me at first, then things got weird, they were unreliable, they hurt me without realising it, there was so much drama, etc." It could be you dated a sociopath.When someone asks me what one is, I mention the Max Branning character in East Enders. But he’s focused on fulfilling his own desires to the expense of all who cross his path.The boyfriend that seems “too good to be true” showering you with gifts and compliments could also fit the bill as complete and utter no-no. Paranoia He’s constantly eye-balling you from head to toe trying to suss out any unusual moves you make so he can accuse you of cheating. No normal human being falls in love that quickly - and tells you - no one. Narcissus The self-absorption of a narcissistic psychopath will put you at the back-end of his priority list. Only women are allowed to get away with owning armies of cats (and we’re still called crazy for it).Don’t get sucked into the life of a psychopath - whether he's in need of some very real mental health assistance or is simply a proverbial "psycho" it’s time to slow things down and re-evaluate your Prince Charming. Any self-righteous gal will know that this sign is bad news. Besides who wants a man that doesn't know what he wants? He obsessively scours your Facebook as much as his own or worse, he requests to share a couple’s profile with you to avoid you talking to any other guys (his first step to take over your life). To him, he’s smarter, better-looking, funnier and more interesting than you. A classic post abuse move - he calls you crying his eyes out with guilt. If your man owns more than a few hairballs he's cuckoo, bottom line.
That said, when dealing with a subject that is so psychologically complex, it is counterintuitive to make the foundation so simplistic. Often, though, general themes and ideas are restated in different ways, and the same advice and wisdom is recycled.She'll date him because he's identified her as someone who will meet a need (. The sociopath carefully crafts his relationships so that he can get his partners to do his bidding, whatever that may be.He treats the person he's dating like a queen so he can get away with sneakily treating her like a pawn.9 SIGNS YOUR PARTNER MAY BE CHEATING ON YOU Even his children’s needs come a distant second to his. Their focus is very good, and if they want you, they’re totally focused on you. Wait until they’re bored with you — their attitude will change very quickly. And he could win an Olympic medal for lying without batting an eyelash. You pull them up on their unreliability, and they swear they’ll change. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS 3.