Category Archives: Pathological Lying

5 Shocking Behaviors That Expose Narcissists On The First Date

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I am excited and honored to announce that my article on narcissism was published recently on Mamamia, Australia’s #1 women’s media company! You can read the article here. 

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12 Of The Most Common Lies Sociopaths And Narcissists Tell – Translated

It’s common knowledge that manipulative personalities tend to engage in a great deal of pathological lying and deceit. Yet there are common lies narcissists and sociopaths tell their victims that, if translated to the truth, would expose the reality behind their actions. When expressed by a predatory personality in the context of manipulation, the following statements carry a far different and darker meaning.

Here are twelve of the most common lies narcissists and sociopaths tell us, translated into what they actually mean.

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12 Of The Most Common Lies Narcissists and Sociopaths Tell, Translated Into Truth

7 Reasons People Lie And How To Spot A Liar

Narcissists and sociopaths are known for their pathological lying. They lie in order to deceive, to manipulate, and for their own benefit. They might also lie to gaslight someone and erode their sense of reality, causing their victims to feel off-balance. Unlike liars who lie to protect others or to preserve their self-image, chronic manipulators lie even when the situation does not warrant it because it gives them a sense of “duping delight” – the sadistic pleasure of being able to one-up and deceive someone successfully.

READ THE ARTICLE: Why Do People Lie? 7 Major Reasons For Deception (And How To Spot A Liar)

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