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  1. The Psychopathic Puzzle

    Like a rolling snowball, every single part of the relationship, our friendship, past abuses, etc... It all just makes sense.
  2. Hope and Healing from Harry Potter

    I read the first four books of the Harry Potter series in 2001, when I was 22. At the time, I was an aspiring teacher, and I wanted to read the books.
  3. The Post-Breakup Superiority Complex

    Once they have your attention, they will adopt a calm, patronizing demeanor. Talking down to you as if they’re somehow the relationship guru.
  4. Destroying Your Boundaries

    Like sandpaper, the psychopath will wear away at your self-esteem through a calculated mean-and-sweet cycle. Slowly, your standards will fall lower than ever.
  5. The Manipulator's 6 Steps to Idealization

    The idealization phase in a psychopathic relationship will be unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. You will be swept off of your feet.
  6. What Emotions Do Sociopaths Feel?

    They are good at imitation and impression management. They spend their entire lives watching people, mimicking and mirroring them.
  7. Has He Really Changed?

    This is something I wrote this morning, and it's something that I would really like to use to explain myself to the psychopath. Don't worry, I won't send it.
  8. Ending Cognitive Dissonance

    The more you read about psychopaths, you realize if their lips are moving, they're lying. Including whatever they told you that made you feel so special.
  9. 30 Red Flags of Manipulative People

    1. You feel on-edge around this person, but you still want them to like you. You find yourself writing off most of their questionable behavior as accidental.
  10. Reflections On Self-Awareness

    My encounter with a psychopath has been a gift in so many ways. It has given me a depth of understanding about myself and the world that I've ever had.