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How Do You Know When You're Living With The Enemy?
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How Do You Know When You\'re Living With The Enemy?

The title of my article is perfect because I actually lived it. The answer to the question is; You really do not know for sure, however, I believe this article will provide a few clues that will help you to recognize certain characteristics and flaws of the enemy "within".

I do not believe all situations are the same, however, most of the "clues" within this article may prove to be beneficial to help protect yourself from those with motives that are less than desirable.

You've heard the phrase; "If they are too good to be true, then they probably are." After my real life experience, this phrase is more valuable to me than ever before. The person who coined this phrase should be highly commended because it fits with many life lessons.

I've also been training my mind to recognize certain other characteristics such as; Narcissism, empathy or sympathy and hidden traits. I go into greater details on my blog.

Does the person pass the sociopath test?

1) Does the person get teary eyed when watching a really sad movie with you? Can the person connect to the character?

2) How does the person help or react when you're in pain?

3) Do they lie about many things when not needed?

4) How do they react or talk about most?

5) What makes them upset?

6) Does most conversation topics usually concern them?

Most people become victims of sociopaths. After doing much research, I've decided that sociopaths are alive and well in all our societies. Sociopaths are born without empathy or sympathy. It is a mental disorder that most people cannot relate to. Sociopaths learn to "act" like they have empathy or sympathy - however, when you look closely, they do not have this trait. A sociopath, man or woman, is capable of doing unthinkable acts because they do not have empathy or sympathy for you. They are unable to connect to your pain or suffering.

Sociopaths are in all walks of life. Many are found in business situations, politics, head of companies and every day people walking down the street. Studies show there are 2 sociopaths for every 10 people. About 20% of our societies are sociopaths. Again, that means out of 1,000 people - 200 are sociopaths.

These people have learned how to "Act" in order to hide their disorder. Some are great actors and some are NOT. Some will scream their true colors quicker than others. I believe it all depends on their motives and intentions.

In my personal experience, I was stocked for 7 years by a female "sociopath". She was attractive, attentive, affectionate, seem to say all the right things, very agreeable and was always serving my basic needs. She was always quick with a smile and she made me laugh. "Too Good To Be True?" You betcha! She was able to wear the mask well. Because I was unaware of what a "sociopath" was at the time she able to create deceit, turmoil and my near demise.

When you first start recognizing some of the traits of a sociopath such as; lying for no reason, no tears unless it is their own pain, life patterns that don't make sense, lying through omission, unexplained actions, being sugary nice with "forced" smiles. The point is this; "If they seem too good to be true, then you should be observe more and begin to look at them and their "history" more closely. Once you do, and you find out undesirable things about them, then you must be strong enough to separate yourself from them. Your life will not improve and it's possible you could be in danger, either financially or physically.

Sociopaths ONLY serve themselves. You are simply a vehicle to help them get where they want to go. Sociopaths seek out those they can control and use to their advantage. They are the predators within our society. I was able to find 10 ways to spot a sociopath

Your life will run much more smoothly by avoiding sociopaths. After all, they walk around in every areas of our lives.


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