Dating a psychopathic woman
De Pompo explains psychopaths often feel the law doesn’t apply to them.
“You know you are dating a psychopath when they believe they are above the law, and are chronic liars, often believing they are ‘too smart’ to get caught.
Real-life example: Your partner wants you to do something, so they say, “If you really love me, you’ll do it.” An intense need to control people and situations leads psychopaths to engage in manipulative behavior.
Ce Anderson, therapist and author ofsays the psychopath carefully creates a plan that will help him or her gain what is desired from the targeted individual.
If you see a pattern of frequent lying, this could also be a sign.
De Pompo says psychopaths behave as if they are smarter than others and are too smooth to get caught.
Psychopaths are not associated with being law-abiding citizens.
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You may hear jokes about dating a psychopath, but it’s no laughing matter, says Dr. “A psychopath and a sociopath are just common terms for someone who has antisocial personality disorder, a very real and scary diagnosis,” De Pompo told The Cheat Sheet.
If there’s a chance you’re romantically involved with a psychopath, you’ll want to watch out for these behaviors.
It’s easy to feel romantic when you meet a new love interest. “Not for the person who has it, but for the ones who come into contact with them.” To learn more about this personality disorder, we spoke with mental health experts.