Sadistic Tendencies Are Pretty Common – How to Spot Them in People You Know

We’ve all heard about psychopaths, serial killers and sociopaths. Those of us who are interested in deviant behaviour know what makes up the Dark Triad. And we could probably reel off more than a few character traits from Hare’s Checklist of Psychopathy. But what about sadism? Where does that rank…

How to Spot a Female Sociopath by These 6 Traits and Behaviors

Sociopaths move through society in the shadows. In terms of danger, female sociopath is the most powerful. With so many mental and personality disorders, it’s no wonder it’s hard for us to differentiate between them. I know I sometimes have a difficult time with this as well. When studying narcissism,…

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…

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

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…

What Is the Difference Between a Psychopath and a Sociopath, According to Science?

Both a psychopath and a sociopath are types of antisocial personality. We hear these terms in today’s media more often than ever. In fact, they are quite often used to define the same person since few people know that there is a difference between a psychopath and a sociopath. This…