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I Dated a Sociopath

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    Thank God I'm Out Of It - Sociopaths will have you believe everything is your fault and that you should be kissing their feet. Fall in love with a sociopath and they will take...
    Emokitten Emokitten 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2011

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    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...
    Purple7575 Purple7575 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Caught In The Web - So I just got out of a relationship with someone that I'm pretty sure is a sociopath. However, I'm still caught right in the middle of it. I am glad that I have...
    renzikay renzikay 22-25 9 Responses Dec 11, 2011

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    At Least I Don'T Love Him Anymore - He always made it seem like my fault. He was always right, and I was always wrong. He said he felt like he had to "teach me everything." I was...
    Woman1000 Woman1000 22-25, F 5 Responses May 23, 2013

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    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...
    maezombiie maezombiie 18-21, F Dec 1, 2013

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    I Dated One And Now I Am One - Five years of circles... leaving coming back....now i am him and he never existed.
    iloveppl iloveppl 26-30 Jan 4, 2013

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    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...
    PeaceAndRenewal PeaceAndRenewal 22-25 3 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    The Man In The Mask - Part 5 of 8 - In late July, he called me from his mail box near his home. He had gotten a letter from the child support division. They suspended his license...
    eldorazita eldorazita 36-40, F Nov 15, 2012

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    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...
    sarahp12 sarahp12 18-21 2 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    The Man In The Mask - Part 7 of 8 - In September, it all fell apart. I became despondent to his constant complaints about his misfortunes being everyone else’s fault and tired of...
    eldorazita eldorazita 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    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...
    eldorazita eldorazita 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    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...
    redpill2013 redpill2013 26-30 5 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    Trying To Figure It All Out And Why - I was cruising around the web looking for articles on how to get over dating a sociopath and came across this website and figured I will give...
    lostandwandering41 lostandwandering41 41-45, F 9 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    I'M Pretty Sure I Dated A Socialpath. - I dated someone that took care of all my needs and showed loved for me everyday. Except I when I behaved in a way he didn't like. When I did...
    Barbara38 Barbara38 36-40, F 7 Responses May 4, 2013

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    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...
    eldorazita eldorazita 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    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...
    katienicole77 katienicole77 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    The Man In The Mask - Part 3 of 8 - He handed me medicine, insisted I took it first thing. Soon he started to rub my shoulders to relax me.  He continued to listen to my travel...
    eldorazita eldorazita 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    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...
    platinumstraat platinumstraat 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    Unforgivable -  I was ready for a relationship. DW did all the right things from the very beginning. He wasn't like all the other guys who just wanted to "chill", he wined and...
    redpill2013 redpill2013 26-30 4 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    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...
    maezombiie maezombiie 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    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...
    erindanielle94 erindanielle94 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    Poison Facade - I'm ill with pseudo-Polaroids nailed to the most decrepit caverns of my mind. perhaps a flesh wound can prove...
    maezombiie maezombiie 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    I Didn't See It Coming! - I found out 3 days ago that I have been dating a sociopath for the past 2 years. To say I am shocked, heartbroken, outraged, angry, and numb is an...
    sociopathvictim27 sociopathvictim27 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    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...
    eldorazita eldorazita 36-40, F Nov 14, 2012

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    Sociopathy - “Indifference to me, is the epitome of all evil.”I've always admired sociopathsHow they can go through life with no worriesNone of these frivolous feelings that...
    converselyblue converselyblue 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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    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...
    tedylaye22 tedylaye22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    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...
    eldorazita eldorazita 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2012

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    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...
    BrokenPicker BrokenPicker 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    She Robbed Me. - I met a girl on eharmony and we hit it off pretty fast. We started dating and being intimate within days. She began telling me about being a recovering alchohalic...
    rtfdemo42 rtfdemo42 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    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...
    71vwgirl 71vwgirl 31-35 7 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    I Just Got Out of a 2 Year Relationship With a Sociopath - Dating a sociopath is the worst experience of my life....he was all about him the whole time.  He wouldn't allow us...
    genniangel0 genniangel0 31-35, F 9 Responses Apr 4, 2008

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    Finally Done - I met J online a little over two years ago. I had just broken up with someone and had never tried online dating, but had heard it was a great way to meet new people...
    phoebs55 phoebs55 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    I'M So Scared - I know I have to leave, I know I would be better off, but it's so hard. He acts like nothing is wrong he calls me baby and tells me everything I want to hear. I...
    learntoswim learntoswim 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    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...
    clmoore clmoore 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 18, 2012

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    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...
    vtorres58 vtorres58 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2013

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    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...
    Tjpep1986 Tjpep1986 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    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...
    learntoswim learntoswim 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    She Reeled Me In.. - We met online- which I try Not to do anymore (you have to be exceptional for me to even Consider it) . We talked on a chat room- Health and Fitness of all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 30, 2012

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    "the Sociopath Next Door" - I learned what a sociopath is the hard way. I had a relationship (if we can even call it that) with one. The best part is that he lives in my...
    naturalzoo naturalzoo 22-25 2 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    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...
    Auntie3272 Auntie3272 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    The Man In The Mask - Part 1 of 8 - On line dating! I had just joined a familiar site and on May 1st, I was emailed by a charismatic handsome man (Mask). His profile header, "A...
    eldorazita eldorazita 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    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...
    whitewhiskey whitewhiskey 56-60, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I Married My Sociopath - After reading some of the stories of others, I really wanted to share mine. I married my sociopath. We met in college. He was going to the church I had...
    marriedtoborderline marriedtoborderline 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    Ghosts Of My Ex Girlfriends Past... - Okay here is my story. I am an Indian student in the united states who was doing my PhD until now because my career has got completely ruined...
    maverick2013 maverick2013 31-35 3 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Getting Close With An Admitted Sociopath - No, of course I didn't know he was a sociopath when I was getting close to him. That part came out later, and of course I got away as...
    serenityprayer serenityprayer 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 27, 2011

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    I am a sociopath. I lie and cheat and steal and something rather. That's how a lot of stories here start. And well I think it would be hard to start another way. To pass up the...
    CoiledSnake CoiledSnake 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    I heard you died the other day. I sent an arrangement of flowers to your funeral. I laughed a little, because you were allergic. Hopefully your loved ones see the irony. People...
    WhoAmI613 WhoAmI613 22-25, F Apr 4

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    Okay, so my girlfriend sees right through me, any time I try to suggest a generous nature, or doing something kind. I either get a "you're full of ****" or "okay, what's in it for...
    johnnxrox johnnxrox 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I am the wife of a sociopath bordering psychopath. I have a world of experience and am currently writing a book about my life with him. I have a site I just started...
    meandhim90 meandhim90 36-40, F Mar 31

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    For me its all about knowledge & self awareness,thats what has me involving myself with these people.My only exposure of this b4 was to a female 20 some yrs ago who screwed me...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was raised to be empathetic by my mother and ironically ended up a sociopath. Really I see no point in making this post honestly I find it hard to feel anything for anyone. I say...
    CameronKing CameronKing 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Has anyone else ever felt like they wished they could feel like other "normal" people? I do sometimes. But times like right now, I feel so happy being blissfully numb. No worry, no...
    Shinokama Shinokama 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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