In Episode 010, Dianne talks about the initial interactions psychopaths have with their victims. Psychopaths are known to inflict pain and misery pm their on victims lives and then turn the situation around, by playing the victim themselves. Listen as Dianne shares what to look for and consider as red flags when it comes to interacting with a psychopath. Dianne’s hope is that if you can see the signs, you’ll be able to safeguard yourself from the pain that can come from a relationship with a psychopath.
Time Stamped Show Notes:
00:11 – Introduction to Psychopath in Your Life
00:19 – Dianne is the author of Psychopaths in Our Lives: My Interviews
00:30 – Dianne appreciates all the emails that are coming in!
00:42 – Dianne reads a letter from a victim who realized she was the one always apologizing and trying to fix things
01:45 – Dianne is sorry for your pain
02:04 – The pain might have been the trigger to help you find some answers
02:16 – There’s always a beginning phase in a relationship
02:34 – “Someone has to know you to figure out how to get to you and abuse you”
03:06 – Not making room for the person to share what’s on their mind will make it hard for you to detect possible psychopaths
03:52 – Ask them open questions
04:04 – Psychopaths will leave all the talking to you
04:53 – Many times victims say the psychopath was someone they weren’t attracted to
05:26 – What is the key that draws victims in?
06:15 – Instead of looking into the issue, victims usually revert back to “the old times”
06:35 – Dianne was stunned by how calculated psychopaths are in reeling in their victims
07:04 – A psychopath literally lays a trap
07:15 – Over the years, Dianne has come to understand that their goal is to make the victim share openly and to for them to be the good listener; later on, they begin to victimize you
07:50 – Dianne struggled with the dynamics of what was really happening
08:26 – Dianne shares what one psychopath said
09:18 – Buy before you try
09:40 – The most disgusting answer Dianne received from a psychopath was, “I have found that if people don’t like who they are, then they let you treat them how you want because they think they don’t deserve better treatment”
09:59 – Information to a psychopath is like a script
11:13 – Dianne hopes that when you start to hear what psychopaths are actually thinking, you’ll be able to see how it’s not worth pursuing a relationship with one
11:23 – A psychopath said, “People trust me because they want to trust me”
12:15 – Get in touch with Dianne on her website.
12:31 – Please subscribe to the show on iTunes, Google Play, Facebook, Youtube, and on the website
3 Key Points:
1. If you already see red flags, don’t ignore our intuition and act!
2. Do not let psychopaths or any other people mistreat you – you DO deserve better.
3. Be cautious before putting your trust in new people that you meet.
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