How to Spot a Sociopathic Liar and Why You Should Stay away from Them

Don’t get caught out by a manipulative liar, especially when they have sociopathic tendencies. Look out for these signs and steer well clear. What is a sociopathic liar? Unfortunately, they come in all shapes and sizes, from all walks of life. The unsuspecting romantic partner, work colleague or internet fraudster can…

10 Signs of a Shady Person: How to Recognize One in Your Social Circle

It seems that these days unless something is extreme, we’re not interested in it. I’m talking about human behaviour. You only have to see the word psychopath or serial killer, and you have a captive audience. But what about the more insidious side of human nature? The sneaky, underhand types…

4 Signs of Evil People (They Are More Common Than You Think)

When we think of evil people, it’s easy to get swept away by the extremes of human behaviour. I’m talking about serial killers or psychopaths.  But evil people are not just prone to extreme behaviour. More to the point, good behaviour doesn’t suddenly stop where bad behaviour starts.  I imagine evil to…

5 Signs of Covert Intimidation – a Sneaky Manipulation Tool Narcissists Use

People with narcissistic personality disorder have a toolbox full of tactics they use daily. One of their tools, covert intimidation is multi-faceted. I think I could write about 15 books on narcissistic personality disorder. I’ve lived through so many of the symptoms, been fooled, and then learned the hard way…

7 Signs of a Machiavellian Personality

If you have ever watched a true-crime programme or been interested in deviant personalities, then you are familiar with certain personality traits. We often hear of the narcissist or the psychopath, but we rarely hear about the Machiavellian Personality.   Yet, Machiavellism forms a third of the Dark Triad, along with…