Reply To: Sociopath or Martyr Complex?
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Moosie – I’ve never heard the term Martyr Complex. I can say that sociopaths typically like to play the victim – it’s one of their strategies. The objective is to get you to feel sorry for her, so that she can control you.
BTW – sociopaths ALWAYS know more than their bosses and co-workers, and ALWAYS blame others for their work problems.
So Yes, I would say she has some level of disorder. At best, she is a cheating parasite. It could be worse. A lot worse. So the sooner you get her and her son out of your life, the better off you will be.
It will be difficult. Once she gets wind of the fact that you’re done, she will ramp up the antics. Stay the course and get away.