Archives of Personal Stories

It’s important for people affected by psychopathy to know that they are not alone. Sharing a story about the challenges you have experienced can provide encouragement and support to others with similar experiences. Sharing your story also helps promote understanding and empathy among those who have not been affected by psychopathy.

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A Psychopath’s Story

Remorse is alien to me. I have a penchant for deceit. I am generally free of entangling and irrational emotions. I am strategic and canny, intelligent...
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A Sociopath’s Story*

As a wife and a mother, I have learned how to tell the truth. Which is why I always know when my husband is lying. My husband was trying to tell me...
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A Parent’s Story

How do you sum up a lifetime of abuse in 700 words? I don’t think you really can. The abuse didn’t just come from the child I carried for nine months when...
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A Researcher’s Story

If you ever have felt compassion for anyone in your life, feel compassion for the parents of children with psychopathy. I have spent many hours...
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A Psychiatrist’s Story

From a young age, she lied. She walked down the street and told a good friend of mine I was abusing her. My friend called me, troubled by my daughter’s...
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Anonymous Story

By the time my son was 3 years old he seemed angry very often. And it wasn’t temper tantrum anger. It was cold, simmering anger. When I look at photos...
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Story from Jack

Although my differences in this regard did not really appear until I was a teenager that is not to say I wasn't always different. I was born in 2003...
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Story from Phil

My name is Phil, 57 years old. My life is a story of broken hearts and empty purses. A trail of wreckage in my wake that I don't see hear or feel.
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Share Your Story

Sharing a story about the challenges you have experienced can provide encouragement and support to others with similar experiences.
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