I Dated a Sociopath

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 427 People

    Many years ago, he was handsome

    and charming but also very manipulative and convincing with his lies and stories. They drag you in, use you, then spit you out with no thought for your feelings. Listen to your 'gut' feeling.
    whitewhiskey whitewhiskey
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2014

    Ode To The Perpetrator Of A Crime

    Im walking away because I deserve better than you. I deserve someone who actually gives a **** about me, someone who loves ME, not me and 3 other girls. You don’t know what love is and I almost feel sorry for you, I hope one day someone tears your heart out so maybe you might...
    maezombiie maezombiie
    22-25, F
    Dec 1, 2013

    Sooo in the middle of my sophomore year of high

    school I transferred to public school, and that's when everything changed. That's when I met the sociopath. I am now 17 and a junior, so I'm still recovering from the relationship.. and probably always will be. I've always been kinda shy and quiet if I wasn't comfortable around...
    myownconsultant myownconsultant
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2014

    I met this guy 2 years ago.

    He was respectfull, charming, he treated me good, he was really nice and I started to appreciate his presence. He was always telling me how much I'm pretty, perfect, sweet etc...He was telling long extravagant stories about his life. He was a dr*g-dealer who smokes a lot of...
    tedylaye22 tedylaye22
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 27, 2014

    I AM dating & unfortunately living w.

    one. he made SURE I have NOONE. No ware to live, he conned me into putting my car in his name ( before I knew he was a sociopath) so he DOESN'T let me take the car or he will call cops. 3 years ago before him I NEVER even had a speeding tkt. This past summer when I threatened to...
    gutierrezgia7 gutierrezgia7
    36-40, F
    Nov 29, 2014

    Was he a sociopath? Please Help!

    So at the end of November of this past year, I started talking to a guy that I had known from college. He had previously dated a girl that I had known and we kind of ran in the same circle. I always thought he seemed like such a great guy. Always charismatic and the center of...
    katienicole77 katienicole77
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2014

    so i'm not sure how to find out

    for sure, but i'm fairly certain that my ex is a sociopath. it's a long, twisted story... i was 16 and he was 20 when i found him on a random chat site one night. he is in australia and i am in california... so there's distance. so it felt safe. i never would have imagined how...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27
    18-21, F
    May 26, 2015

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    coryleecc11 coryleecc11
    26-30, F
    Oct 11, 2015

    I joined a support forum shortly

    after our break-up that's dedicated to those who were in relationships with Sociopaths. I think if you really want support, it's worth checking out. If you google it, you won't miss it I promise. But I can't go on there. Nor will I tell my horror stories and I won't read yours...
    IntuPisces IntuPisces
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 19, 2016

    4 Years, And This Is What I Have To Show For It.

    Life with a sociopath. Four and a half years ago, I met JH on a mission trip to Peru. I must admit, I was not attracted to him at first. I thought his good looks and charm gave him a slight, almost unnoticeable arrogance that I was not particularly impressed by. Then we started...
    PeaceAndRenewal PeaceAndRenewal
    4 Responses Oct 25, 2012

    Why Can'T I Escape!

    I'm still in a relationship with him, it's the worst its ever been. I've been catching him in lies lately, nothing drastic nothing a normal person would ever even lie about. The lies built up and up until I told him I had had enough and I wanted to break up. We were apart a few...
    learntoswim learntoswim
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Feb 7, 2013

    The Man In The Mask - Part 6 of 8

    At this point, I realized that Mask was in a financial mess. He told me straight up this was the reason for his stress and change in behavior since we first met in May. In 2006, he started his own business and it was going well until the 2008 when the depression hit. Since then...
    eldorazita eldorazita
    36-40, F
    Nov 18, 2012

    The Man In The Mask - Part 2 of 8

    We talked on the phone for a bit. His inflection was the most gleeful I had ever witnessed. Once we got off the phone, the emails did not stop. He was head long in his conquest. He just knew he had me now. Telling me the great lengths that he went through to set all of this up...
    eldorazita eldorazita
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Nov 13, 2012

    I had a relationship with a sociopath not too

    long ago. These types of relationships are the hardest to move on from. They just mindfuck you like no other. After 6 months of dating, I found out that he lied about his age. He said he was 38, but found out he was really 44. If he could lie about that, he could lie about...
    boobeebop boobeebop
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 14, 2015

    He Was A Legit Socio Path

    I cannot believe I have been so blind for song long. he was cheating and lieing and using me for money. I couldn't imagine it would happen to me because I am pretty and cultured and no no no it couldnt be true! But it completely was. He would makeup ridiculous stories about his...
    platinumstraat platinumstraat
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 22, 2013

    I'm not just calling him one.

    He's serving his 63 year sentence with no chance of parole as I write this, for killing my child. People can hide who they are very well, but he taught me to trust my intuition. That gut instinct is ALWAYS right, even if I don't understand why at first. I'll never understand why...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jun 11, 2015

    I met him in my senior year of high school.

    In the beginning, he was always very sweet and wanted to spend every second of every day with me. At first I found it flattering, but in hindsight, that was the beginning of him cutting my social connections. Jealousy was a constant problem, and he would consistently accuse me...
    alexarosexo alexarosexo
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2014

    He was my best friend

    who was always there for me. the one guy who was there for me when my first love left me. a random casual hook up turned into a year of tears, fear, and a lifelong psychological trauma. I was manipulated, used, abused both emotionally and physically. I never noticed any traits...
    CassandraEK CassandraEK
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2015

    Pregnant, Ashamed, Lost, Scared, Manipulated

    Seriously scared now more than I have ever been. Long story made kind of short, here I go. Need help figuring if I am with a sociopath. I met him three years ago. ( I was 17 and he was 29. Now I'm 20 and he's 31)He just had ended a relationship and this ex-girlfriend was...
    sarahp12 sarahp12
    2 Responses Jun 29, 2013

    The Man In The Mask - Part 8 (yes, The Finale!) ;-)

    The next four days, I had really pulled away from him. Something I suspected he wanted me to do, so he could softly make his exit. I went to bed on Wednesday and he came to tuck me in. I sorrowfully responded, “You really don’t have to do this. I would prefer you didn’t...
    eldorazita eldorazita
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Nov 18, 2012

    I AM dating & unfortunately living w.

    one. he made SURE I have NOONE. No ware to live, he conned me into putting my car in his name ( before I knew he was a sociopath) so he DOESN'T let me take the car or he will call cops. 3 years ago before him I NEVER even had a speeding tkt. This past summer when I threatened to...
    gutierrezgia7 gutierrezgia7
    36-40, F
    Nov 29, 2014

    Read my latest story

    for an explanation of everything that was previously going on. I recently broke up with Tom after about 6 months of on-again off-again bs. He has pulled just about every trick to try and get me to stay. He has broken down crying, begging me not to leave him. He has gotten...
    FluteMastah FluteMastah
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 13, 2016

    I met my sociopath 2 years

    after divorcing my husband of 22 years for just coming on to a woman at work and I feel that the pain of the sociopath was worse. I met him on a dating website and I thought I was being cautious but he swept me off my feet! We had grew up in the same city and were amazed us that...
    Auntie3272 Auntie3272
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2014

    I am a freshmen in high school

    and I was recently in a relationship with a sociopath. I don't know if I am old enough to be on here but I need help so sorry. I was crying at a football game when a senior (age 18 1/2) from my school came up to me and gave me hot chocolate and a ring pop to make me feel...
    Purple7575 Purple7575
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 6, 2014

    I dated a sociopath. At first I thought

    everything was perfect, he was my prince charming. He made me feel so happy. Then suddenly about a year into our relationship I found out he had been lying about a lot of stuff and it's like he turned into a completely different person. He didn't want anything to do with me...
    erindanielle94 erindanielle94
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Feb 17, 2014

    The Ghost Of My Socipath Ex Will Never Go Away

    I met my ex just over a year ago through a guy I met on Plenty of Fish. I felt I had a better connection with my ex than the guy on POF, so I continued to talk to him despite the fact he had NOTHING on my list of musts for a boyfriend. He didn't have a car, a job, a degree, he...
    BrokenPicker BrokenPicker
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 28, 2012

    The Sociopath I Loved

    I was at a real high time in my life, when my sociopath ex girlfriend found me. I was sitting at an airport bar in Panama, having just spent three months in the jungle for an Air Force mission. The last thing I had done before I left civilization was win an cagefight against an...
    Tjpep1986 Tjpep1986
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Dec 2, 2013

    Lecherous Truth Of It

    Did you know what you were doing when you walked into my life? You once told me that you were a monster - perhaps the only time you didn't lie. They say when the hair stands up on the back of your neck you're supposed to listen. ---> I always was a rebel. Your mother was...
    maezombiie maezombiie
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Dec 1, 2013

    The Man In The Mask - Part 4 of 8

    Sounds like quite the whirlwind fairytale, doesn't it? I thought so as I was in it. It was if I was a puppet in a play. It all was very surreal and fun, but all things good, tend to fray. We knew we wanted to see more of each other, so we discussed that he move locations, for his...
    eldorazita eldorazita
    36-40, F
    Nov 14, 2012

    My Encounter With An Intense Sociopath

    This is rather long,but I want to share with you my recent experience with a sociopath who I met online, then unfortunately,met in real life. He lives in Chicago, and I live in California.We met on Myspace when he hit me up with a friendly message. Now, I usually deny...
    71vwgirl 71vwgirl
    7 Responses Jul 16, 2009

    the manipulation the lies the deceit the games

    he loved to play with me.. I fell right into the trap.. forgetting to ask myself who I would want to be, for I didn't have to.. he created an identity for me. got inside my head, twisted and turned me until I couldn't see what he was really doing to me.. the long predatory...
    myownconsultant myownconsultant
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 2, 2015

    Why Do I Even Care??!

    So I went peeping around on fb... why, right?!! Yes, he was a terrible person but it's hard to just simply forget someone who you've shared so much time with. So. I went looking and lo and behold he's very much in love with the new girlfriend. Mind you, the 2.5 years we were...
    redpill2013 redpill2013
    5 Responses Aug 1, 2013

    I was 15, he moved really quick,

    he was very smooth, and confident, He seemed to be the most perfect person in the world at first. He used to always ask me to buy him food and every time I buy food for me he would say "your not going to finish that" and eat as he wishes even if I say no. Then 3 months go buy...
    f1made f1made
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 12, 2014

    She was beautiful , very sexual

    and so sweet at first. Then the abuse started with threats to make up a charge on me. Continually draining the bank account not working and always sick lab laying in the bed. She still smoked weed all day every day and sexually would only revive oral ; demanded it at least 2-3...
    sirnatural sirnatural
    41-45, M
    Jun 27, 2015

    I haven't but my mom has.

    .. let's just say it sucked, but he's in jail now for domestic violence so YAYAY!
    snowolf13 snowolf13
    16-17, F
    Nov 29, 2014

    found myself thinking about my sociopath ex

    today and its really bothering me. i made a new facebook a week ago he friends me on it within a few hours... i accepted then i later deleted the account.... talk about stalkerish. he has made no attempt to talk to me though and ive gone no contact for several months now. i no...
    myownconsultant myownconsultant
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 26, 2015

    I went through a lot of manipulation with my ex

    boyfriend. He always knew what to say and when to say it. he pretended to share the same interests as me. He pretended to care about my son and want the best for us. He always made it seem like he had such a hard time growing up and that his son's mother was a piece of **** who...
    fellforit89 fellforit89
    26-30, F
    Mar 1, 2016

    Is He A Sociopath?

    I have a couple questions for you (anyone that is a sociopath)....would you mind answering them? 1. i dated a guy for 2 years and we just recently broke up because i found out he was cheating on me the entire time (maybe like once a month or when i was out of town for a short...
    vtorres58 vtorres58
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2013

    I dated this guy for a couple of months,

    and remained in some contact with him after the break up. Over the course of 6 months I secretly evaluated his behavior, because it wasn't "normal" behavior. I always knew he was a narcissist. He knew it. I knew it. His friends knew it. But... He also had character traits that...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2016

    Just Trying To Help

    Angry, confused, victimized....That's me, alright.  I met him at a homeless shelter while we both were in the process of getting back on our feet.  It was a weird place to meet someone, but he seemed like such an amazing guy and we hit it off instantly.  We were a...
    katybird707 katybird707
    5 Responses Jun 27, 2010

    I recently date a sociopath.

    He was attentive, we had shared friends, and although we were in a LDR through social media and skyping and calls, I never had a clue. He wasn't someone random guy I met, we had mutual friends, or so I thought. For six weeks we dated and I took the leap of faith to meet him. I...
    lbazinga lbazinga
    46-50, F
    Nov 2, 2014

    I just broke up with my boyfriend last week of

    one year because he cheated on me. Soon after we broke up he came to my house intoxicated and told me he was going to kill himself while holding a knife. Now he is inpatient at a local mental hospital and I just found out he has antisocial personality disorder. I'm so upset I'm...
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 13, 2016


    helpless my ex is a sociopath and his a police man and threats to take our baby of me if I stand up for myself I'm any way. Eg child support or me saying no to anything he wants. He threatens his job over me knowing he can get his way with his connections at work. If he...
    adviceplease11111 adviceplease11111
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 31, 2014

    I've Never Been So Betrayed

    This is going to be long, but I feel like I need to tell my story. When I first met Frank he was amazing. We started out as just friends. I was instantly attracted to him. He had this charm about him that just pulled people in. Whenever he talked, people would listen. When we...
    clmoore clmoore
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Dec 18, 2012

    Just finished watching "The Best Offer" (La

    migliore offerta) and it's provides a telling glimpse to how it feels like to be devastated by a sociopath. Until the very end, where they have robbed you blinded and painfully taken away every thing you hold dear, they still can tell you that "no matter what" they would "love...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 13, 2014

    I'm not sure.. I've had many doubts over the

    ten years we have known each other. we first met when we had just turned 16. i had been sexually asulted the month before and had just found alcohol and a new group of friends. we were drunk, stayed up all night and in a "relationship" by morning. as soon as i was sober i...
    Flenty Flenty
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 29, 2015

    For 5 years, he was the only one I could love.

    He was charming, smart, he took care of me. He taught me things and he "loved and respected" me in a way I never though anybody would. We broke up after a stupid fight and I did everything I could to win him back, to no avail. He found a new partner after 2 weeks and moved in...
    daniellecat daniellecat
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 7, 2014
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