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Five People In The Life of a Sociopath

Observation has taught me many things. Having seen several of these relationships played out, and having been abused in one, I’ve noticed that there are several people in the lives of every sociopath I’ve met. Although many would argue that only the “supply” or current victim is actually important, I would propose that all five contribute to sociopathic success. 1. …

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The hook

Narcissistic sociopaths use a well-baited hook to catch their victims. In spite of not being able to truly feel themselves, they are very well versed in the feelings of other people. They pick up on perceived needs, like acceptance and affirmation, very well. One might even say that they operate with a keen sense of discernment. Do you need hope? …

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What does wholeness look like?

I’ve been pondering lately – what does wholeness in Christ really look like? It’s unfortunate that many people don’t find that wholeness (in and out of the context of sociopathic abuse – just in general, people don’t)… And more unfortunate that people recovering from this type of abuse often either end up back with their abuser, with another abuser, embittered …

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YOU are not a sociopath.

Sociopaths don’t target other sociopaths to be their supply. Like a leech or other parasite, they feed off the very emotions that they fake well but are incapable of feeling. If you’ve been a target – there’s good news, in spite of what someone may have tried to convince you otherwise… You are not a sociopath.

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Who are the sociopaths?

Who are the sociopaths? Where are they in our society? We tend to view them as Charles Manson types – dropped out of society, living a criminal lifestyle, building up a true cult following, unable to live a “normal” life. Yet that’s usually not the case, especially with narcissistic types. They live in our midst and, to all the people …

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