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No matter how promiscuous they actually are, they focus their energies on their most desirable targets.

Yet, Carver cautions, this seemingly positive sign is, in fact, also negative.

It signals shallowness of emotions rather than strength of love.

Similarly, Carver notes that the Loser doesn’t have to exhibit all of the symptoms listed below to be dangerous.

The presence of even three of these symptoms indicates a potentially harmful relationship.

You will withdraw from friends and family, prompting them to become upset with you.” 6. As we recall, Drew Peterson bought his wife a motorcycle and expensive jewelry even during the period of time when he was criticizing her, throwing her up against the wall, isolating her from her loved ones, accusing her of infidelity and calling her pejorative names.

If they were consistently mean or violent, psychopaths wouldn’t be able to hold on to their partners. Carver observes, “The Loser cycles from mean to sweet and back again.

Suddenly, the next day they become sweet, doing all those little things they did when you started dating.” The period of sweetness leads the partners of Losers to cling to the relationship in the misguided hope of finding what psychologist Susan Forward calls “the magic key” that will make the psychopath stay nice to them. The psychopath invariably cycles back to his real, nasty self.

Over time, the meanness cycle escalates in severity and increases in duration.

This is why psychopaths eventually move from the initial over-the-top flattery to scathing criticism.

Once they have secured their chosen partners in their grasp, they put them down to erode their self-esteem.

Carver states that, for instance, Losers “constantly correct your slight mistakes, making you feel ‘on guard’, unintelligent, and leaving you with the feeling that you are always doing something wrong…

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