Research indicates that as many as 75% of workers have been affected by workplace bullying, either as a target or a witness (Fisher-Blando, 2008).
Depending on the structure of the organization where you are employed, going to Human Resources to report a workplace bully may not be an option.
While everyone can relate to a bad dating experience, not everyone understands what it’s like to date someone who is emotionally unstable and abusive.
As a result, your friends may try to reassure you that everything is okay and that it will all work out in the end. If your significant other exhibits some of the following 10 signs, it’s fair to come to the conclusion that you’re dating an emotional psychopath.
Your significant other is supposed to support and encourage you.
If they are always humiliating you in front of other people, it means they don’t care about your feelings and would rather tear you down than build you up. However, the ironic thing is that they rarely give attention in return.
They don’t have to be overly emotional, but there should certainly be signs of sympathy and empathy.Many sociopaths wear masks of normalcy when in public and terrorize their nearest and dearest behind close doors; often with the assistance of Family Court and law enforcement.Instead of targeting and exploiting the general public, they target their intimate partners and family members and anyone else who gets close enough to see behind their masks. Psychologists Hervey Cleckley and Robert Hare both developed sociopathy checklists.Many people live next door to or with sociopaths, work in the adjacent cubicle or pray in the pew next to them without ever realizing it until they’re victimized or somehow exploited by these creatures.Sociopaths who have cultivated the appearance of Susie the Soccer Mom or Larry the Little League Coach are more dangerous and do more damage because they practice and get away with their predations under the radar.