And he could win an Olympic medal for lying without batting an eyelash.Sociopaths lie and cheat as easily as you and I breathe.When someone asks me what one is, I mention the Max Branning character in East Enders. But he’s focused on fulfilling his own desires to the expense of all who cross his path.
Now, imagine dating someone whose brain is wired to see people as chess pieces and life as a game. Unless you’re a trained psychologist, you’re not likely to recognize the signs: low empathy, no guilt, shallow emotions, failure to conform to social norms, manipulative, impulsive, narcissistic, without a conscience.Sociopaths are skilled liars, but sometimes they're so disingenous that their actions and facial expressions give them away."You feel a weird sense that he’s not really believing his own words," Carlos Cavallo, a dating and relationship coach, told INSIDER.Have you just had an experience with a man or woman that left your head spinning?You tell your friends, “They were so into me at first, then things got weird, they were unreliable, they hurt me without realising it, there was so much drama, etc.” It could be you dated a sociopath.