He said: 'This put me in my place: My nephew Max Schumer is a freshman in college.
His roommate said to him, "Your last name is Schumer?
Did your affair start out as an emotional rollercoaster, hot and heavy with a tinge of danger?
Did the danger have to do with some form of competition?
But that stage doesn't last: In an article for , clinical neuropsychologist Rhonda Freeman, Ph D, noted that psychopaths exhibit a "predictable cyclical style" of relationships: "They idealize, devalue, and then discard their partners, with no concern for the pain they leave behind." There’s nothing to argue about because he agrees with you on everything, from life goals to takeout orders. As Adelyn Birch, author of Psychopaths and Love, describes it, “psychopaths are able to so perfectly mirror you and figure out your needs and desires that they appear to be the perfect person for you.” Seems totally romantic until you realize it’s totally creepy.
This feels amazing, so of course you want it to be normal. Two non-psychopathic human beings will, once in a while, disagree and even fight. Because it's natural to have different opinions, emotions, likes, and dislikes. RELATED: 10 Subtle Signs of Bipolar Disorder Has your boo had the worst luck?
This is called the “pity play” and, according to Martha Stout, author of the Sociopath Next Door, it’s potentially the single biggest red flag.