When it comes to relationships, everyone has issues, but some people have more than issues—they have personality disorders. Today's special guest Donna Andersen explains how to spot the true problem partner.
She'll explain that no, sociopaths are not all deranged serial killers. But they are social predators—both male and female—who live their lives by exploiting people, and some of their favorite targets are unsuspecting romantic partners. So what are the red flags?
1. Charisma and charm.?
2. Sudden soul mates.
3. Sexual magnetism.
4. Love bombing.
5. Blames others for everything.
6. Lies and gaps in the story.
7. Intense eye contact.
8. Moves fast to hook up.
9. Pity play.
10. Jekyll and Hyde personality.
Donna explains how these social predators act in real life, why they are the way they are, and the three steps you can take to protect yourself from relationship disaster.
Donna appeared on ABC News 20/20, "My Life is a Lifetime Movie;" Investigation Discovery's "Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?" and the Ricki Lake Show.
Donna Andersen is the author of Lovefraud.com, a website that teaches people how to recognize and recover from sociopaths. She is author of a book called, "Red Flags of Love Fraud—10 signs you're dating a sociopath."