Little did I know this in and of itself was a warning sign Andrew wasn’t who he portrayed himself to be.
One of the unnoticed psychopath traits is a lack of closeness to others or genuine friendships.
When we were going through a good period, Andrew was a dream. He said all the right things and seemed to be totally enamored by me.
But then, his sweet, doting nature would inexplicably shift.
Andrew often evaded questions about his past, and I never pried too much. I didn’t want to upset him by drudging up painful memories.
But psychopaths know how to avoid revealing much about themselves or others; mystery is part of their charm and one of their strengths.
Sarah Harding has written stacks of research articles dating back to 2000.
After a while, I began to sense that Andrew’s confessions of love weren’t as sincere as I wanted them to be.
The likelihood that a sociopath will be incarcerated is high and is a contributing factor to a poor prognosis with the disorder.
It is not unusual for a sociopath to change moods in an instant.
The sociopath may seem irritable often, and his first instinct is to physically act out when upset.
The individual may appear to be irresponsible, lie often, abuse alcohol and may participate in illegal drug use, suggests the Mayo Clinic.