Tell-Tale Signs Someone You Know May Be a Sociopath

A compulsive liar or toxic coworker can make life hell. But is something more going on? Sociopathy, according to Mayo Clinic, “is a mental condition in which a person consistently shows no regard for right and wrong and ignores the rights and feelings of others.” Sounds like someone you know? You can spot a sociopath by these telltale signs. One common red flag is visible in nearly all sociopaths (page 10).

1. He gets bored easily

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Constantly changing locations and housing doesn’t exhaust a sociopath. | JackF/iStock/Getty Images

Change is healthy, but not all the time. If he or she is always changing jobs, homes, relationships, and more, this is a sure sign of boring easily. Seeking thrills, a sociopath will move on the second things quiet down.

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