Tagged: sociopath

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Diving for Pearls

There are times when Truth is important – When my students use verified geometric theorems to prove triangles congruent. When my husband tells me where he’s going on a Tuesday night. When my doctor...

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The Pathology Behind the Lie

I don’t get spooked easily. But I’m spooked right now. Not because of anything imminent. But because I’m really starting to understand what kind of danger I may have been in. When the police...

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The Entitled Ones

We all start out believing that we are the center of the world. And then as we grow, our sense of our place in the world shifts. Until we realize that we are not...

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Covert Abuse

I’ve never thought of my ex as abusive. Then readers tell me they recognize their (very much abusive) spouses in my descriptions of my ex. And I wonder. I read a story in the...

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I Reject Your Reality and Substitute My Own

In my ex husband’s mind, why tell the truth when you can invent it? Why yell when instead you can quietly manipulate through gaslighting? In all of the pain after my ex husband left,...

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