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The Sociopath next door.

Have you read this book? If not I highly recommend it. It gives you the skills to weed out highly toxic people from your life. A sociopath is someone who does not have a conscience. Try to imagine not having a conscience. I'm using health because if your dealing with one figuring it out will improve yours. We all think of famous rare serial killers but the reality is that they are everyday people. As many as 4% in North America(1 in 25).

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Farrahann

Asked by Farrahann at 3:01 PM on Jun. 20, 2009 in Health

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  • If your not about to read the book at least check out this link...its a quick overview for how to detect a sociopath.


    http://www.bookbrowse.com/author_interviews/full/index.cfm?author_number=1097

    Farrahann

    Answer by Farrahann at 3:03 PM on Jun. 20, 2009

  • my mom had read that book and talked about it a lot. ive thought about reading it but i have a big long list of other books to read first. maybe one day i will.....
    RhiannonHunt

    Answer by RhiannonHunt at 3:23 PM on Jun. 20, 2009

  • Its a short book 220 pages.. If nothing else watch out for people you seem to always pity. Playing on you sympathy is a more obvious tell.
    Farrahann

    Answer by Farrahann at 3:33 PM on Jun. 20, 2009

  • ya i have a sociopath next store.the only thing i can say is stay away far away....they are not stupid and they know what they are doing.
    raineydays377

    Answer by raineydays377 at 3:54 PM on Jun. 20, 2009

  • oh i know what they are like. im related to a couple! but i would love to read about it one day~!
    RhiannonHunt

    Answer by RhiannonHunt at 4:05 PM on Jun. 20, 2009

  • Sounds like M Scott Pecks People of the lie. It's a good one too.
    1heart1mind

    Answer by 1heart1mind at 5:34 PM on Jun. 20, 2009

  • Rainydays...That's the gist of the book..detect and then accept that someone is a sociopath..and then stay away. Don't expect them to apologize or see the error of their ways, just cut them out of your life.

    Farrahann

    Answer by Farrahann at 6:09 PM on Jun. 20, 2009

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