Dark Personalities

Everything you need to know about dark personalities, manipulators and abusers. Learn to understand their game before it even starts.

The Hare Psychopathy Checklist with 20 Most Common Traits of a Psychopath

By | 2017-05-24T15:14:32+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Here is an adapted version of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist, which can help you find out that someone you know might be a psychopath. The term ‘psychopath’ was first coined in the mid- to late 1800s, and comes from the Greek psykhe and pathos, which mean ‘sick mind’ or ‘suffering soul.’ In those days, psychopathy [...]

6 Signs You May Have a Victim Mentality (without Even Realizing It)

By | 2017-05-19T14:07:01+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

The victim mentality is a malignancy feeding off neglect, criticism, and mistreatment. This feeling can become a way of life. Are you a perpetual victim? At the moment, I’m feeling like a victim. People keep calling me, texting me and I can’t get any work completed. I feel like I’m being attacked from all sides [...]

Egocentric, Egotistical or Narcissistic: What’s the Difference?

By | 2017-05-19T22:35:19+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Everyone is a little egocentric. Experts say that being a little egocentric is healthy. Well-adjusted human beings learn to manage it when they become adults. Consequently, some people show more self-centeredness than others. You may have a friend who's more self-interested than most. How would you know if he or she is just that or has [...]

Sandbagging: a Sneaky Tactic Manipulators Use to Get Anything They Want from You

By | 2017-05-17T23:15:22+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Sandbagging is used in competitive sports, careers and even social situations. It’s a form of manipulation used to gain the upper hand, and it's subtly devious. I became familiar with sandbagging some years ago. This form of manipulation is unlike any other tactic used by narcissists and toxic individuals. In fact, this act of dominance [...]

Some People Have Their Brains Wired to Take Advantage of Others, Study Shows

By | 2017-05-15T23:30:41+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

When someone shows kindness or fairness, some or even most people try to take advantage of them, a recent study has found. One common goal that we all tend to have in life is the desire to achieve and succeed. Although this may seem like a great goal for all of us, at what price [...]

You Know You’ve Read Too Many Psychology Articles When You Do These 10 Things

By | 2017-04-28T21:56:00+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is it about psychology articles that gets us intrigued? Mention that you have an interest in psychology and you’re likely to get a response like: “Oh are you going to analyse me?” Psychology is the tool in which we use to find answers about our own psyches, but is there a point where too [...]

Here Is Why Wealthy People Are More Likely to Be Narcissists, According to a New Study

By | 2017-04-27T14:48:13+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

It's not a secret that many wealthy people feel more entitled and even exhibit the traits of narcissism. A recent study has found the reason why. Right before our eyes, the world is changing around us. With each passing day, technology advances and for some of us, so does our wealth. How does it affect [...]

Are You Dating A Sociopath? 11 Signs to Look Out for

By | 2017-04-26T17:08:17+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're in a relationship with someone who thrills you to bits, and you feel empty when he or she leaves you, you could be dating a sociopath. However, you feel used at times. Also, your partner may abuse you verbally. Dating a sociopath may make you emotionally uncomfortable. So, how would you know that your [...]

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