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Who Are Internet Trolls in Real Life and How to Deal with Them?

By |2018-11-17T22:02:20+00:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We’re all aware of internet trolls. Those anonymous people who hide behind their keyboards and post nasty comments. But who are they in real life? More to the point, how do we deal with them? Before we go into detail about the personality types of internet trolls, let’s just quickly examine who they are likely [...]

A Short Dark Triad Test That Will Reveal How Evil Your Personality Is

By |2018-09-05T23:00:44+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We’ve all heard terms such as psychopath and sociopath. In addition, we understand that some people have an evil personality. But what if there was a dark triad test that could tell how evil your personality was? Before we go any further, let’s clear up the dark triad part. The dark triad test relates to [...]

Emotional Empathy, Emotional Intelligence and Psychopathy: What’s the Link?

By |2018-09-06T00:08:15+00:00June 16th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There’s a lot of psychological terms bandied about that appear to have very similar meanings. Take, for instance, emotional empathy and emotional intelligence, aren’t they kind of the same thing? Actually, they are completely different but both can relate to psychopathy. Let’s look at emotional empathy first. What Is Emotional Empathy? Emotional empathy is where [...]

8 Weird Psychopathic Traits Revealed by Studies

By |2018-09-06T18:17:38+00:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Recent psychological studies reveal some really weird psychopathic traits, some of which may surprise you. We now know that psychopaths are not necessarily cold-hearted killers who frequently go on murderous sprees, operating on the fringes of society. There are some psychopathic traits, however, identified by experts such as Robert Hare, who devised the Hare Psychopathy [...]

The Secret Language of Manipulators: What Sociopaths, Psychopaths and Narcissists Say to Trap You

By |2018-09-19T13:39:17+00:00September 18th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

If you learn to recognize the secret language of manipulators, it will be much more difficult for them to take advantage of you. If you have ever encountered a sociopath, psychopath, narcissist or other deviant personality type, you might have wondered how on earth you got conned, played, used, tricked or deceived. People like sociopaths [...]

What Is a Malignant Narcissist and How to Recognize One in Your Life

By |2018-09-06T19:05:24+00:00August 19th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , |

The malignant narcissist is someone who has a combination of two personality disorders, which makes them extremely dangerous and manipulative. Narcissists, they’re everywhere, aren’t they? From demanding celebrities to power-hungry presidents,  narcissists have an innate sense of entitlement, a complete lack of empathy and crave the spotlight and attention. According to the DSM-IV, narcissist tendencies [...]

The Bright Side of Psychopathy No One Talks about

By |2018-09-19T16:43:32+00:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

What if I told you that there is a bright side of psychopathy? There are, in fact, two types of psychopaths. The majority of us view psychopaths with a degree of fear and trepidation. This is in no small part due to the way the media have portrayed them. Callous, cold-hearted, lacking empathy or conscience, [...]

This Is a List of Characteristics Psychopaths Are Looking out for in a Potential Victim

By |2018-11-17T21:24:21+00:00June 17th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

In general, most of us have a type, that is to say, we look for potential partners with a certain list of characteristics. These might be personality traits such as a sense of humour, kindness, loyalty and intelligence. Or they could be more shallow factors, for example, appearance or finances. Whatever it is that we [...]