Therein lies one of the first problems that comes with dating a sociopath. The sociopath has fabricated a character and is playing a role in order to manipulate and control her unsuspecting partner.
Unbeknownst to the innocent person about to begin dating a sociopath, she was targeted by him for his personal gain.
He'll woo her and sweep her off her feet, and when she decides to date him, she'll think it's her choice. From the beginning of the relationship, the sociopath was in control.
(Shoutout to the whole Rom Com complex for that.)But after parting ways and meeting the other woman he was involved with (polyamory is consensual — this was not) I finally realized how well he slotted into every element Dr.
If you suspect something is off about the person you’re dating, or your relationship is causing you to act out in ways you wouldn’t normally (who knew I was so good at social media stalking? I still believe that some connections happen quickly — but I’ll be more wary in the future when a guy comes on strong after the first date.
Sociopaths in relationships are entirely self-serving ( Sociopaths in relationships see nothing wrong with what they do to the people with whom they're involved. Sociopaths feel nothing other than a desire to hurt others and gain something for themselves.