How to recognize and recover from sociopaths, psychopaths, narcissists and other exploiters








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Lovefraud Blog and Forum

Lovefraud Blog and Lovefraud Forum

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If you’ve been targeted by a sociopath, narcissist, psychopath or other exploiter, join Lovefraud’s healing community for support and help. You can post comments on blog, start a new conversation in the forum, or write an article for Lovefraud. More info, including blog categories

Webinars to help you spot, escape and recover from sociopaths 

Here’s the education you need about sociopaths — people with exploitative personality disorders. Online courses explain:

  • Antisocial personality disorder
  • Narcissistic personality disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Psychopathy

Survivors: Learn how you fell for a sociopath or narcissist and what to do now — especially if you’re in a divorce.
Therapists: Learn how to recognize and help victims of abusive relationships. Earn continuing education credits towards your license requirements.
Everyone: Sociopaths narcissists, psychopaths and other exploiters are easy to spot — once you know what to look for. Learn to protect yourself from these hidden manipulators.

Upcoming webinars

Lovefraud Understanding and Recovery Masterclass begins Jan. 16, 2019.
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January 30, 2019 — Sociopathic Seduction: How you got hooked and why you stayed
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February 6, 2019 — What did they want? Psychopaths, antisocials and other exploiters in romantic relationships
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February 13, 2019 — Escaping the sociopath and rebuilding your life
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February 20, 2019 — Why it’s so hard to get over loving a sociopath and how you can recover
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February 27, 2019 — Dating again after the sociopath
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Behind their charming masks, you’ll find exploiters and manipulators. Here’s what you need to know:

  • What’s a sociopath?
  • Key symptoms of a psychopath
  • Are they insane?
  • Female sociopaths
  • Lovefraud Risk Calculator
  • Quiz: Are you a target?
  • How to spot a con artist
  • Is he or she married?
  • Fraud on the web
  • True Lovefraud Stories

If you’ve encountered an exploiter, here’s how to move forward

Leaving a sociopath

How to leave a sociopath
First — ensure the physical safety of you, your kids and pets

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Recovery advice in the Lovefraud Blog
Posts on physical, emotional and spiritual healing

Lovefraud Professional Resources Guide

Lovefraud Professional Resources Guide
Therapists, lawyers and other professionals who “get it”

Donna Andersen, author of

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Donna Andersen, an expert on sociopaths in relationships. She is author of multiple books, including Red Flags of Love Fraud — 10 signs you’re dating a sociopath. She is also the program administrator for Lovefraud Continuing Education, which offers webinars to help professionals and the public identify, escape and recover from sociopaths and other manipulators. She has presented research to the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy. Donna has been interviewed for multiple television, radio, print and Internet media outlets. She graduated from Syracuse University with degrees in psychology and journalism.

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