Shame I knew one just like that :-( And I always wondered why such a beautiful person was single. One learns from difficult situation :-( Common Symptoms of Sociopathic Personality Disorder - wow! Lying and having no remorse or guilt. What a sad, miserable life.
PTSD Symptoms and treatments. ~ Sometimes I've felt like I have PTSD or symptoms. Not to trivialize it for those who have the real thing. Those who have been to combat or other reasons. ... But I was taken from my mom at age 10. No one wants to hear about it. Least of all my family. I've been shunned from my family because of the bi-polar anyway. Helps to put down in words. But after that day time seemed to stop.
When we talk about SwanWaters, we often explain it as a place of support and validation. There is a reason why we specifically highlight validation, because it fulfills a multitude of important functions in the process of recovery.