Psychopaths are Not Supernatural Beings With Superpowers

Psychopaths are Not Supernatural Beings With Superpowers

 

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An unsettling theme

appears in some of the comments I get from readers on my website. I hear from people regularly who tell me there is no way they will ever be able to protect themselves from another psychopathic victimization. They feel powerless and hopeless, at the mercy of fate or luck or the benevolence of those who cross their paths. After all, they say, psychopaths are so powerful, so crafty, so…Not Really Human. This belief is dangerous because when you imbue them with other-worldly power, you become powerless against such a force.

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Let’s Take a Break for Beauty

Let’s Take a Break for Beauty

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I just came across

this gorgeous video and I want to share it with you. Put aside all the ugliness for just 5 minutes, and instead witness a glimpse of the inexplicable beauty of life. There is just something about this video that captures it so well, at least for me. I hope it does for you, too, and that it enables you for a few moments to look beyond your present circumstances to something lovely and life-affirming.

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“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 moments that makes life worth living. And before you know it, you’re involved in a deep personal bond…with a psychopath.  Once you’re in that bond — and we call it the psychopathic bond — you don’t want to break it.”

~ P. Babiak, PhD.

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