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Patron saints for people with cancer. Click on the picture to read the article.
Once sociopaths stop experiencing a relationship to be pleasurable they stop being nice because they are not nice people. The only thing a sociopath is in love with is the idea of what s(he) can get from the person. The more s(he) can get, the more s(he) is ‘in love'. The sociopath is the salesman without a product.
"People targeted by a male/female sociopath often respond w/ self-deprecating comments like "I was stupid", "what was I thinking of", "I should've listened to my gut instinct". But being involved w/ a sociopath is like being brainwashed. The sociopath's superficial charm is used to lure you in.
Book gives many different profiles of sociopaths/psychopaths. Psychopaths are not just common criminals, they can be some of the most charming, successful persons one ever meets, but they can also destroy lives. Very good book.