Season 2 of Rocking A Betrayal is kicked off with Author of “Love Fraud: How marriage to a sociopath fulfilled my spiritual plan” & Founder of Lovefraud.com!
Donna says “Sociopaths hijack the human bonding system.”
Three steps of a sociopath hunt:
1)Upon meeting their victims they assess “do they have anything they want?”
2)What are their victims vulnerabilities?
3)Then they target the vulnerabilities.
***Extroversion, Investment in Relationships, & Cooperativeness are top 3 traits women who are conned have that attract the sociopath.
Donna and Dr. Denise do a Deep Dive on their experiences with sociopaths personally and professionally.
This episode is packed with tips, tools and more:
Donna Andersen is creator of Lovefraud.com, a website that teaches people to recognize and recover from sociopaths. She is the author of eight books, including Senior Sociopaths — How to recognize and escape lifelong abusers (May 2022), Red Flags of Love Fraud—10 signs you’re dating a sociopath, the Red Flags of Love Fraud Workbook and the four-part Best of the Lovefraud Blog series. She learned about sociopaths the hard way, by marrying one, and tells the whole outrageous story in her first book, Love Fraud.
Donna founded Lovefraud Education and Recovery, a nonprofit that offers webinars to help survivors and professionals identify, escape and recover from sociopaths, including narcissists, psychopaths and other manipulators. She is co-author of two scientific papers and has presented research to the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy.
Donna has appeared on Investigation Discovery TV shows including Love, Honor, Betray; Deadly Women and Who the Bleep Did I Marry? She also appeared on Insightin Australia, ABC News 20/20, My Life is a Lifetime Movie, Handsome Devils and The Ricki Lake Show. She has been interviewed for multiple radio shows, print articles and online articles. She graduated from Syracuse University with degrees in psychology and journalism. Donna is happily remarried, proving that recovery from betrayal is possible.