Psychopaths look like you and me, but there’s one big difference: they don’t have a conscience.
They can harm others with absolutely no sense of remorse or guilt.
The following list is an attempt to outline the characteristics of ‘The Loser’ and provide a manner in which women and men can identify potentially damaging relationships before they are themselves severely damaged emotionally or even physically.” () 1. “If he or she hits you, twists your arm, pulls your hair, kicks you, shoves you, or breaks your personal property even once, drop them,” Carver advises.
As we’ve seen, Drew Peterson escalated the abuse of his partners.
When someone asks me what one is, I mention the Max Branning character in East Enders. But he’s focused on fulfilling his own desires to the expense of all who cross his path.
Even his children’s needs come a distant second to his.
They don’t feel bad after an argument; they don’t “do” remorse. Their focus is very good, and if they want you, they’re totally focused on you. Wait until they’re bored with you — their attitude will change very quickly. They swear how ‘bad’ that person is, how useless they are and why they‘re to blame.
But, as we’ll see, even the symptoms that seem positive (such as the instant attachment and over-the-top attention, flattery and gifts) are in fact negative.Anything above this number points to not just probable, but certain harm.Carver begins by defining “the Loser”: “‘The Loser’ is a type of partner that creates much social, emotional and psychological damage in a relationship…And he could win an Olympic medal for lying without batting an eyelash.Sociopaths lie and cheat as easily as you and I breathe.
Psychopaths make up about one percent of the general population (as in, not in a mental institution or jail) and most of them aren’t serial killers.