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Emotional Abuse

Sociopaths and narcissists leave long-lasting damage on their chosen targets through various tactics of emotional abuse and neglect.

  1. The Transitional Target

    Psychopaths are always on the prowl, we know this. But after a longer, more "substantial" relationship, they are usually seeking to take out their hatred.
  2. 4 Reasons for the Cruel Breakup

    The D&D is the psychopath’s most damaging form of emotional (and sometimes physical) abuse, but it also reveals something else: his accidental respect for you.
  3. Sexual Manipulation

    Like everything else, the psychopath mirrors our deepest sexual desires. That’s why it feels so incredibly passionate and flawless when you’re together.
  4. Torture by Triangulation

    To draw you closer, the psychopath creates an aura of desirability, of being wanted and courted by many. They manufacture love triangles with exes.
  5. No, You're Not A Psychopath

    Too often, survivors come to the horrifying (and incorrect) realization that they might be a psychopath. Don't worry, you're not alone!
  6. Psychopathic Comparisons

    Psychopaths are constantly comparing us to others, especially their exes and past sources of supply. It can be quite flattering at first.
  7. Manufactured Emotions

    During a relationship with a psychopath, we are likely to experience a range of emotions that we’ve never felt before: extreme jealousy, neediness, and rage.