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I Am A Functioning Psychopath

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    A Fox Farewell To Freinds

    It appears the professional hunters have been loosed. Due to an unfortunate twist in an otherwise blissful experience here, LEOs have targeted my account. Though their attention was secondary to the initial issue, it has spread to me. In the last 24 hours there have been at least...
    PaleFox PaleFox 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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    I really wish the difference between sociopathy

    and psychopathy was upheld. Anyway, psychopathy is not something you can alter. You know you are different. Am I a diagnosed psychopath? No. Have I read alot on this subject v. autism or even asbergers? Yes. (Un?)fortunately I believe I qualify for the big bad wolf. I have...
    AsiG AsiG 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    Dub720 Dub720 31-35, M 7 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm back... I don't want to die.

    .. I want to... to.... I want to kill~ Yeah... That should help~...
    SpectrumOfTears SpectrumOfTears 13-15, F Mar 19

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    dp44 dp44 18-21, M Mar 11

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    A Lion Among Sheep?

    I don't know what to say here. How do I put into words that which I do not feel? I've read a lot of the posts on this page because I'm interested in understanding myself and people like me. But I haven't seen any. I'm 17 years old and i don't feel the raging horomones or constant...
    Bayardleach Bayardleach 18-21, M 12 Responses Apr 12, 2013

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    People fail to see the capabilities of a

    psychopath. Put aside the criminal blood lusted freaks that work on impulse who shames the psychopath image, you get the emotionally-absent leader. Winston Churchill knew that the Germans were launching an air assault on a certain English city. Instead of warning the anti-air...
    whiplash95 whiplash95 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    kill killlkillkillkillkill letme please.

    ... I'm going to die...I need to see blood and guts... please.... ddiiiiieeeeee
    SpectrumOfTears SpectrumOfTears 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I am a psychopath. I have been able to change

    and be happy. I think I was able to even trick myself into thinking I had truly changed. Now I believe I was acting as how normal people do so well I bought into it. I now have a son that I want to have a better life than me. My world crashed, and back to the must unimaginable...
    Dub720 Dub720 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    The Hollow Shell

    not much goes on inside, not much movement at all. emotional spectrum is so small, boredom, frustration, and on occasion, anger. but on the whole, I move through each day, without feeling. When I get mad, I am furious. like lightening it can strike, then be gone just as quick...
    APS9 APS9 31-35 3 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    I suppose since you wound up here some of you

    will have come across M.E Thomas, the host of the blog SociopathWorld.. Do we think shes is actaully a socio or do people have their doubts?
    MaladaptedReason MaladaptedReason 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I am done with illogical

    and inconsistent people. They frustrate me to no end. Why are people so simple? It's pathetic.
    lizzyifyouplease lizzyifyouplease 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Happy birthday to me.

    I look back at this year of my life and see nothing that I can admire. Nothing but alcoholism, boredom and fruitless attempts at fitting in. I am faced with a choice this year; Either to embrace this condition and worsen it or to deceive myself by trying to change. And even...
    Klausssss Klausssss 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    Calling All Psychopaths!!

    People, Listen to me, we've been sitting on here sharign stories and talking about feelings/or lack of feelings and how to fit in for far too long now! It's nt us that should be fittign around them, it's the rest of the cattle that should be serving us! Anyone out there that...
    jackdaw1978 jackdaw1978 31-35 14 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    Great Job, You Guys.

    I like to consider the functioning psychopath the truly intelligent psychopath. You and I understand that society is a sandbox, and if you're not in it (or at least nearby), you can't play with it. Of course, we all know how much fun a manipulative life can be. So, bravo for...
    MrSyntax MrSyntax 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 9, 2013

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    Outside I'm Successful

    I'm a high functioning psychopath with tendencies towards charismatic. I make people around me feel good. I love to feed off their positive emotions. I can't feel them but I can see them and it gives me energy to continue. I am successful well educated, intelligent a master at...
    cutout cutout 26-30 9 Responses Sep 10, 2011

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    I get this great pleasure from making women

    insecure. Last week, this girl told me she had a crush on a guy I stated I found very attractive. She said it in a condescending way which exuded confidence. Her: "I'm even friends with all his friends. I can just go and talk to them whenever I want" Me: "Oh really? So why...
    FemalePsychopath FemalePsychopath 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2014

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    Beginners Manual On Becoming A Socialized Psychopath

    Avoid lying. Lying is natural to the pyschopath but it is a hinderence and will get you in trouble. So how do you do this? Practice my psychopathic friends, practice. Telling the truth is a learned behavior. The more you practice it the more neural pathways you will develop to...
    plmay plmay 36-40 20 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    I have mastered the ability to play this world

    with control and much thought, I have got everything I wanted. when I was a child I would lose that control and kill while giggling. I feel that rage and the desire to go out and create a situation to release the pressure building up. I don't want to set it aside anymore tonight...
    Dub720 Dub720 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Dear Psychopath

    The first time I met you, your eyes were the first thing I noticed. They were not of a particularly startling color, shape, or size. But they were cold and still, and I wondered how they could bore into me while taking no rest to blink. Physiologically, something within me was...
    zoer zoer 22-25, T 10 Responses Apr 23, 2013

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    I have interest in dating a

    psychopath/sociopath. Could any of you fine gentleman offer any advice I might find useful?
    Liliumx Liliumx 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Question for psychopaths

    who have been in relationships... I've heard a lot about the psychopath establishing a 'dominance bond' not a 'love bond'. Likewise I've heard they can act like the perfect mate but can become obsessive, possessive and controlling with their partner, at least for a while before...
    imagine524 imagine524 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    Depression, stillness

    or a general feeling of nihilism, I don't know how to describe the way I'm feeling right now. I have no social life, no love life and most importantly a lack of concern for the way I function in society. I know I'm not going to be in trouble with the law. Even my parents are...
    Klausssss Klausssss 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Pink Slipping A Sociopath

    Today I am cranky. Not prone to patience. I much prefer a psychopath over a sociopath. I find psychopaths much easier to get along with and deal with. Being faced with a sociopath who took up too much of my time and energy today left me with only one choice. Pink slip him. A...
    plmay plmay 36-40 3 Responses May 30, 2012

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    Even in my childhood I couldn't "feel" like the

    other kids. Those feelings of connection, love, attachment, joy, remorse seem strange to me. I am able to feel frustrated, betrayed or depressed. And yes, I do have urges to hurt or kill, but the focus of my aggression is never worth the effort or the loss of freedom. I try...
    Ulfhednar74 Ulfhednar74 36-40, M 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Aside from psychopathy,

    I am psychotic, or experience psychotic delusions. I've had various episodes, some that last a life time. Things such as thinking I was dead, this lasted 6 months, I was in a car accident where the car rolled over 4 times on the highway. Believing I was a prophet or that I had...
    dp44 dp44 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 28

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    The people who know me enough watch everything

    they do around me. They make sure to not upset me in anyway. Most people are on there best behavior around me. I guess this is what people call "controlling". But how can I control everyone so well but fail to control myself in many ways? I wonder.
    dp44 dp44 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    The Streets Are My Playground, And I Never Needed Mic Skills.

    You make me smile. I like you and your huge ego. We're both so aching for a fight. Would you even know what you have over me or what to do with it. The game hasn't even begun and i can see your words being your own undoing. Just like all the other boys looking at me, refusing to...
    LisaRosenthal LisaRosenthal 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    Psychopathic Wisdom

    I received this in an email today. Apparently it is close to something in a science fiction book. I liked it, you may, too. -Foreign policy is dictated by powerful men's prejudices. -War is simply honest diplomacy. -Capitalism is a dog eat-dog-system. With most other...
    PaleFox PaleFox 46-50, M 7 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    Is it possible for someone to be both?

    What if someone was born psychopath but then because of nurture, they developed sociopathy as well. :O I very might as well have both...
    LadyExile LadyExile 18-21 1 Response Mar 12

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    At one point I thought the psychotherapist got

    it wrong. But prehaps not. Has it been hard? Well yes. Knowing what I am however helped a little in the sense of that I am different from the majority of people. That not everyone thinks the same way. I tried to change... To develop emotion. At one point I thought I had, I was...
    Apical Apical 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The Quickening

    That feeling of your blood burning through your veins, the slightly sexual feeling you get from the heat, the Adrenalin boost as you see a million million scenario's unfold in the shell of your mental sandbox. Then the cooling as all that will be, will never be enough and if it...
    baserock baserock 22-25, M Jul 3, 2013

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    No one is on my side.

    When asked about psychopathy, people, drained by the media and Hollywood, get repulsed. They should. I need them to be. So they will fear me. Of course they don't know squat about my true self. They just think I'm that distant introvert, filled with emotions. I attract them...
    whiplash95 whiplash95 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 16

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    Can We Love?

    I was asked once, and I’m paraphrasing from memory, “If you were hiding in building with a group of people with your baby and a group of soldiers came in with orders to kill everyone they found, what would you do if your baby began to cry?” My answer is its too simple. What...
    PaleFox PaleFox 46-50, M 5 Responses May 15, 2013

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    I have spent a good time!

    Playing with my toy this past month. At first, I felt like breaking him or burning him but I might change my mind! I've rewound my toy and watched him play with his "gang" for a while now. I've been cooped up in my room for so long remembering my old toys and how much fun I...
    InnocentPigeon InnocentPigeon 70+ 1 Response Mar 25

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    I'm not. I joined this experience

    because this is the most polite group I've found on ep. Whether it's fear of eachother or that you're all naturally polite I don't know. Anyway your politeness intrigues me.
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I must say, I haven't been able to find many

    others out there (especially females, goodness). Most of my life, I've only had the pleasure of dealing with sociopaths (quite the roller-coaster). So far this has been intriguing, so I figured I'd be polite and say hello.
    lizzyifyouplease lizzyifyouplease 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    Me

    You shouldn't fear me, I'm more afraid of you I use facts, You use emotions You act I simply react. I won't attack you, I will defend myself If you wave at me, I will wave back If you treat me well, I will treat you well If you screw me, I will get you back But you won't even...
    YFNP YFNP 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    For a book about a serial killer in a post

    apocalyptic society, Fletcher by David Horscroft was quite relatable. Discarding the whole 'insane serial killer thing' i found it an interesting portrayal of a path.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 9

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    Smugness Is Imagined???

    No, Zoe, not imagined. Revealed by you and your postings and the very terms "disorder" and "condition". Like where I said I was delighted by your sarcasm - which was true, it was poignant and entertaining and pointed out a very real conflict in the poster's ideas. But you replied...
    PaleFox PaleFox 46-50, M 5 Responses May 12, 2013

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    I WANT TO CUT YOU OPEN,

    SEE YOUR COLOURS RUN! I WANT TO PLAY I WANT TO HAVE A FRIEND TO HAVE SOME FUN! DON'T BE AFRAID, DON'T CRY, JUST GIVE IN THIS IS THE LAST TIME I'LL SEE YOU AGAIN SO COME ON, RELAX, JUST SIT STILL YOU BELONG TO ME AND YOU WILL KEEP QUIET AND LOOK ME IN THE EYE CUZ I WANNA **** YOU...
    AveiraAmaria AveiraAmaria 18-21, F Dec 14, 2014

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    The Child In The Playground... I Am Not A Monster.. Fear Not.

    Gah, I can't hide it anymore. I can't. I've wet the bed up till I was 12. I've lit things on fire.. and still have a small flame for it. I have seemingly tramatic experiences from childhood... Infancy maybe. And lastly, I've done unmentionable things to small animals in my youth...
    JeuneCirque JeuneCirque 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2012

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    right then who else panics

    when they realise everyone else knows what to do with their hands in public places
    ClearlyNotGarySpeed ClearlyNotGarySpeed 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Sup guys, my first post.

    I've come to realise in a psychopath and was wondering if some of you who may be like me could verify this. I'd like to start with saying i believe in God and ALWAYS doing the right thing and that is a rule i live by. However...i never ever feel guilt at the idea and few...
    rokobenj rokobenj 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Reluctant Psychopath - I'm Batman

    Batman? Not really. But it's kind of like that, the prospect of telling my story anonymously to other similar people, things that I've kept inside all my life (for the most part). In the past, when I researched Psychopathy to learn more about this 'grey area' in the psychological...
    redghost666 redghost666 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 30, 2012

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    Ever since the day I was born I knew

    that I was something different. Something... better. I have often felt that I was was put on this Earth to be some sort of hero or leader of some kind. I thought I was sort some of 'alpha human' that was above everyone else, that the world revolved around me and nobody else. I...
    WhoDaresSins WhoDaresSins 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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