The following is top 18 traits that are red flags. Whilst not a comprehensive list, these traits show that the person you are dating could potentially be a sociopath. For the sociopath, image is everything. He will constantly flatter you. You just got out of bed, sat in your dressing gown, no makeup, and yes, you did actually see yourself in the mirror.
12 Signs You’re Dating a Psychopath (and What to Do About It)
Subtle Signs You Might Be Dating a Sociopath
A few months ago, I ended a relationship with a sociopath. Superficial charm: Exaggerated sense of self-esteem: Lack of empathy:
Psychologist reveals the signs you might be dating a sociopath
Many people use the word 'sociopath' flippantly to describe people they dislike, but few understand what the term really means. In actual fact, most 'sociopaths' have a form of antisocial personality disorder APD and as a result have zero disregard for what is right and wrong and rarely care about the feelings of others. Research has found that one in every 25 people has the traits of a sociopath so it's entirely possible that you could be dating one and have no idea - especially as they are often charming and highly charismatic. According Harvard psychologist Martha Stout sociopaths aren't all that uncommon with one in every 25 having this type of personality disorder stock image. Psychology Today via Mayo Clinic.
But after a few months things might feel off. Has your love interest changed? To learn more about this personality disorder, we spoke with mental health experts. It can give you a starting point for examining your relationship.