Men have long been silent and stoic about their inner lives, but there’s every reason for them to open up emotionally—and their partners are helping.
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Understanding women who have a serious personality disorder.
Winifred Rule on March 6, 2023
Much has been written about the psychopathic boss, but what about your co-worker—the person at the next desk, not the one in the corner office? What can you do?
Winifred Rule on February 6, 2023
According to psychopathy researchers, the psychopath penetrates a victim’s vulnerability by projecting four “messages.” Knowing these messages may help prevent becoming a victim.
Winifred Rule on January 10, 2023
The “successful psychopath” has become a trendy phrase, but it's impossible for a psychopath to be successful because of impairments in multiple domains.
Winifred Rule on December 1, 2022
Victimization by psychopaths often goes undetected. Serious psychological and emotional abuse is easily and often overlooked, especially true for psychopathic caregivers.
Winifred Rule on November 7, 2022
Female psychopaths typically display malignant hysteria which drives their behaviors ... aggressiveness, attention seeking, promiscuity, hyper- emotionality and more.
Winifred Rule on October 3, 2022
The psychopath's rebellion often begins very early in life and may be seen in opposing parental authority.
Winifred Rule on August 29, 2022
Devaluation, taunting, and mocking displayed by murderous sadistic psychopaths has parallels with thrill-seeking schadenfreude—getting pleasure from others' misfortune.
Winifred Rule on August 4, 2022
The female psychopath can be disarmingly witty, full of jokes and exciting conversation. Her laughter is calculated to turn on her charms, superficial, yet captivating.
Winifred Rule on July 7, 2022
Psychopaths are often said to be akin to reptiles, but how so and why?
Winifred Rule on June 6, 2022
According to some psychopathy researchers, psychopathy is on the rise. Can we, each of us, be contributors to psychopathy? Our behaviors may suggest the answer.
Winifred Rule on April 26, 2022
Some studies suggest that psychopathic traits begin at an early age and they are partly heritable and evident in childhood.
Winifred Rule on April 5, 2022
An enduring misconception about psychopathy is that only males can be psychopaths. However, the first time the word "psychopath" was used in court was for a woman.
Winifred Rule on March 2, 2022
The female psychopath often depends on a network of groomed "enablers" to exploit victims and avoid blame. How can you protect yourself?
Winifred Rule on February 7, 2022
Why would Cupid shoot a lead arrow that forces its target to flee from his or her lover? Perhaps it is to protect against heartless victimization by a female psychopath.
Winifred Rule on January 18, 2022
The female psychopath’s interaction with others is a paradox. She needs them, and will shower them with exuberant affection, but she gets pleasure when she devalues them. Why?
Winifred Rule on December 14, 2021
How do we emotionally survive a toxic relationship, especially if escape is not an option, as will often be the case for children with a psychopathic mother, father or sibling?
Winifred Rule on November 15, 2021
Once upon a time there was Little Snow-White and her stepmother, the queen. If we had paid close attention, we might have caught our first glimpse of a female psychopath.
Winifred Rule on October 29, 2021
Psychopaths fascinate and frighten us, particularly female psychopaths, because many believe a female cannot be a psychopath. What do they think and feel?
Winifred Rule on October 5, 2021
One of the first utterances for virtually every child is “mama,” a word that is packed with meaning and emotion. But what about when “mama” is psychopathic? What then?
Winifred Rule on September 9, 2021
It is easy to be fooled and swept away by the charm and manipulations of a female psychopath. A careful observer and listener may spot her before she does damage. Here's how.