Remember that guy you called a sociopath when he ghosted you after three Tinder dates? population fitting the diagnosis for antisocial personality disorder (colloquially known as sociopathy), it's likely you've met one of these people at some point in your life.
He was an asshole, no doubt, but "sociopath" may not be the right word choice. But as it turns out, sociopaths are quite different from plain old jerks — and more dangerous.
For instance, Theodore Millon, an American psychologist who specialized in personality disorders, identified five different subtypes of antisocial disorder, including covetous, reputation-defending, risk-taking, nomadic, and malevolent manifestations.
Victims trapped in abusive relationships should seek help in order to safely leave the sociopath and restore peace back into their lives.
On the surface, dating a sociopath doesn't seem like dating a sociopath at all.
The sociopath can't love, but she can fake it incredibly well.
While your standard D-bag is typically not well-liked, sociopaths actually exhibit fantastic interpersonal skills that win people over.
People are mysteriously drawn to them, even when they're not good-looking, said Dr.