He'll woo her and sweep her off her feet, and when she decides to date him, she'll think it's her choice. From the beginning of the relationship, the sociopath was in control.

The real reason she will date him is hidden to her. Despite all of the difficulties, her sociopathic husband was someone "..whom I shared a million happy, fun times" (2009).

They’re smooth talkers, always have an answer, never miss a beat.

These psychopaths are lady killers, for instance, like James Bond. "They tend to play on our pity a lot," says Dutton.

Unbeknownst to the innocent person about to begin dating a sociopath, she was targeted by him for his personal gain.

If your new romantic interest exhibits all or most of the following behaviors, be careful.

Something doesn’t seem quite right, but you can’t put your finger on what it is.

So unless you know the signs, you'd probably get sucked into the life of a psychopath and not know who he or she really was until you are completely sucker punched. He will play into every fantasy and insecurity you have.

Here are 10 signs you should look out for to quickly identify a psychopath. If you think you're fat, he will tell you how much he loves your body.

If you think you're shy, he will laugh at every lame attempt at a joke and tell you you should have been a comedian. Psychopaths will try to convince you that you are soul mates, just alike.

This is called "love bombing." It's the idealization phase he gets you hooked on, and it's the phase you will spend the next however-many months or years trying to get back once he abruptly shuts it off. He loves all the things you love and you have all of the same interests. Does he seem like he's had a tough time with people, who always use and abandon him? Psychopaths absolutely love pity, so pay attention to how many illnesses and injuries he's had. A psychopath will sometimes blurt out something odd about himself, apropos of nothing.

Studies show that psychopaths like to stay close to their exes.