lack of remorse or guilt — if you have ever seen someone SMIRK after they hurt you, you will know … or if they have done something wrong and they eventually say “sorry” in a toss away manner just so you can move on and stop reminding the psychopath about it.
The relationship between Cognitive Dissonance, Gaslighting and Trauma Bonding when in a relationship with a Sociopath or Psychopath. Dating a Sociopath or Pyschopath? Book recommendation “Who are you?” Healing and recovery, please read this post. Sociopath and Psychopath word association – Yes it is deliberate.
Lack of empathy, guilt, remorse or shame The most incredible trait of a sociopath, is their complete lack of conscience, lack of empathy, remorse, guilt or shame. Sociopaths are great at feigning ‘moral outrage’, or playing victim, giving a false persona that has the impression of being truly empathetic and caring character.