It's the only thing that doesn't fuel his games and ego.
Your sociopathic ex may have convinced you everything that went wrong in the relationship was your fault.
Your therapist can teach you skills for battling this thought when it arises. This means no phone calls, no emails, no contact of any kind.
So unless you know the signs, you'd probably get sucked into the life of a psychopath and not know who he or she really was until you are completely sucker punched. He will play into every fantasy and insecurity you have.
Here are 10 signs you should look out for to quickly identify a psychopath. If you think you're fat, he will tell you how much he loves your body.
It's easy to be taken in by their confidence and charm.
But somewhere along the way you begin to suspect they're lying, and that their emotions are not genuine.
Create physical distance from the sociopath if you need to.
It's worth moving to another home if it allows you to fall asleep at night without fear. This may be as simple as keeping a journal or as complex as taking photographs of injuries or property damage and filing a police report.
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