20 Characteristics of a Con Man Sociopath

20 Characteristics of a Con Man Sociopath


Why Do Sociopaths Lie?

Sociopaths lie all the time. If one lie doesn’t work they whip out another one. Lies are real, real is made up. There’s no difference for them, and they know they lie.

They forget what they said one moment to another moment and can only manage the moment in front of them. – We can lie to them, know that we’re probably lying and yet, they act on it as if it’s the truth.

Their severely limited minds and their total lack of emotional connection means they truly can’t keep the pieces together. They are not geniuses or master manipulators; they depend on us not knowing what they are and our looking at the world through a lens of “normal”.

Sociopaths all lie “pathologically”. Pathological lying comes from a mental condition. Sociopaths can’t lie. Sociopaths cannot, and do not get better.

At this point in time in the history of humankind, there is no known “cure.” They wouldn’t want to “get better” or “be better” if they could. They’re quite aware that they’re monsters. They enjoy every minute of it. A lot. A super-de-duper lot. They adore themselves.


The sociopath’s ruse is deception upon deception. Since people are seen as objects, they are disposable to the sociopath. It’s hard to say, but not all allow their prey to live to tell the tale.

– Dr. Deborah Ettel, Phd Psychology


Sociopaths Know Exactly What They Are:

Narcissistic Sociopaths Always Give Themselves Away

All sociopaths are narcissistic. They are 100% narcissism. There is no one more narcissistic on the planet than the antisocial psychopath aka sociopath or psychopath.

The characteristics of a sociopath include pride in the things they do. They’re boastful and feel great gleeful accomplishment in scamming, lying, taking, stealing, using and worse.

They make off-handed comments that reveal their inner workings. Knowing the characteristics of a sociopath exposes them for what they are and includes eventually, being able to see them as boring and even laughable. – Only when we don’t recognize them or we believe them do we find ourselves ensnared.

In these flashing moments of truth our heads spin. The truth always stands out. But in the confusing, bizarre world of the con, actual truth only cuts a fleeting crack in the lunacy, and looks like lunacy itself. A sociopath makes us doubt the truth and be soothed by their lie. Sociopaths influence us in such a way, that it’s natural for us to defend and protect their lie.

All in all, anytime with a sociopath wasn’t what we thought it was. There’s never any mutual moment aside from maybe sitting down to eat because both of us want a good dinner. Why they’re at dinner with us, is not the same reason we’re at dinner with them. We were targeted and hijacked for the sociopath’s own use, no matter how much we think we’re in love with a sociopath.


We Can Recover After Breaking Up with a Narcissistic Sociopath

Recovering from this trauma takes to support and encouragement from someone who can listen without judging, someone who knows what we’ve been through.

With accurate and true information and understanding of what a sociopath is – and what we are as gorgeous, loving humane, human beings, we can heal and get our lives back. We can trust again, laugh again and love again.


Jennifer Smith, founder of True Love Scam Recovery and https://www.truelovescam.com is an author, public speaker and international private recovery coach and holds support groups in Los Angeles for those coming out of narcissistic abuse and fraud relationships. Guest contributor to Becoming the Narcissist’s Nightmare. Hear Jennifer interviewed on Mental Health News Radio. Find Jennifer on Instagram @truelovescamrecovery, @truelovescamrecovery_health and @jennifer_smith_tlsr On Facebook and Pinterest Reach Jennifer at, jennifer@truelovescam.com – Jennifer Smith is a pen name.


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Written By Jennifer Smith
Originally Appeared On Truelovescam

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