Psychopaths make up about one percent of the general population (as in, not in a mental institution or jail) and most of them aren’t serial killers.They’re your conniving co-worker who somehow seems to get away with everything. A lot of woman are being abused and they don't even know it."I don't want you to be a woman ensnared by a toxic man (or woman — this book is for , people) just because you didn't realize he was toxic. "So many women are worried about hurting a man's feelings," says Dr. "They forget to worry about themselves and their own emotional needs.They have no remorse for their actions and they will manage to blame you for what they've done and make you feel bad for saying anything at all.They do not respect your feelings and what you need in a relationship. Does he seem to say whatever you want to hear, all the time? Glass's eleven types of toxic men, ranging from the Jealous Competitor, to the Seductive Manipulating Cheating Liar, to the Socio-Psychopath. He tells you he's a jerk, a bad boy, or buried in debt. Does he bring you gifts to smooth over his unsettling behavior? You'll begin to appear this way if your relationship is turning into a nightmare.
If in doubt, here are seven signs you might be dealing with a toxic man. We've all been hurt before, but a lot of women will start to retreat to a vulnerable place in their love lives when it happens, making them especially susceptible to toxic men. And check out our 30 Red Flags of Manipulative People for more warning signs about psychopaths. Take this test to see if you might be dating a toxic person. Share your story with thousands of other survivors on the Psychopath Free forum.Psychopaths look like you and me, but there’s one big difference: they don’t have a conscience.They can harm others with absolutely no sense of remorse or guilt.