The Wizards of Id

The Wizards of Id

Follow the yellow brick road Follow the yellow brick road Follow the rainbow over the stream Follow the fellow who follows a dream…   When we inadvertently followed a psychopath down their yellow brick road, Emerald City isn’t what we found at the...
The Holy Grail of the Psychopath

The Holy Grail of the Psychopath

Psychopaths put on quite a show to gain our love and trust. They create a grand illusion, complete with arrow-slinging cupids and fireworks worthy of the Fourth of July. To be able to do that they have to pretend to be something they’re not, day after day. They...
The Game You Didn’t Know You Were Playing

The Game You Didn’t Know You Were Playing

When targeted by a psychopath, we unwittingly become an opponent in a game we don’t even know we’re playing. The stakes are high and the odds are stacked in their favor. They make the rules, and play to win. How could they lose, with such unfair...
The Nemesis of the Psychopath: BOREDOM

The Nemesis of the Psychopath: BOREDOM

“Damned if you do, bored if you don’t.”   The thought of a bored psychopath is kind of scary. And yet the thought of a psychopath who isn’t bored is kind of scary, too. Seriously, though, psychopaths have a real problem with boredom. They become bored very...
In The Matrix of the Psychopath

In The Matrix of the Psychopath

The Matrix.   One of my favorite movies ever.  I got to thinking about how it parallels our experience with  a psychopath when a very dear reader, ‘efemeris,’ said this: “I connect psychopaths to computer hackers and viruses. They come in many...
Psychopathic Seduction Secrets, Revealed!

Psychopathic Seduction Secrets, Revealed!

    WHAT MAKES PSYCHOPATHS SUCH LEGENDARY SEDUCERS?  Finally, here they are… Seduction Secrets of the Psychopath   ♥ Psychopaths have a grandiose, unshakable, pathological sense of self-confidence. ♥ They feel no fear, so they have no...
The Missing Piece in the Puzzle of Psychopathy

The Missing Piece in the Puzzle of Psychopathy

As I read all I could find about psychopathy, I found something was missing. A key piece of the puzzle was consistently absent, and it bothered me. I wasn’t sure how much this missing piece even mattered, but it seemed important enough to make me search for it...
“I Am Fishead,” A Documentary About Psychopathy

“I Am Fishead,” A Documentary About Psychopathy

  “What the psychopath does is they weave a picture of a person that’s really a dream. It’s a spirit. It’s not real. And you feel like you’ve discovered a soul mate. A deep intimacy. And you’re experiencing one of those rare...