Dating a sociopath woman
Emotion regulation is compromised by difficulties in experiencing, processing and moderating certain feelings, most especially anger, shame and envy.Relationships with other people are generally dysfunctional because the sociopath tends to protect and enhance their own self-esteem at the cost of cooperative relationships and intimacy.The sociopath’s actions are often determined by the dominance of aggression over shame.They often show marked paranoia, experience shallow emotions and lack sincerity.They can harm others with absolutely no sense of remorse or guilt.They spend their lives learning how to mimic normal human emotions, but they don’t actually experience any of those feelings.They’re your conniving co-worker who somehow seems to get away with everything.They’re that “perfect” ex who ran off with someone else.
The self-esteem of the sociopath is poorly regulated because the sociopath acts to protect and sustain an inflated, but ultimately fragile and unstable sense of self.
Sociopathic women tend to do this most in the sphere of their control - in their intimate relationships with partners, children, family members, friends and colleagues.
Her abuses most often manifest as verbal attacks and covert aggression.
Things like compassion, love, trust, and forgiveness — all just convenient vulnerabilities to be exploited.
To any onlooker, a psychopath will slip through life unnoticed.