Psychopaths generate pity plays for many reasons. But it is especially dangerous because they use the poor me routine to manipulate their targets into forgiving them and giving them chance after chance after chance, thus perpetuating the cycle of abuse.
3 & 4 among many, many other signs not listed, was enough for me to walk away. Thankfully I got out at the tail end of the idealization stage. the devalue stage was kicking in. Six months of living with this twisted man was FAR too long.
Warning Signs of a Domestic Violence-- it is not okay for someone to humiliate you - they should not be trying to get you to reach in a negative way. Love is supposed to be beautiful and supportive. You deserve to be loved! you are beautiful.
Not all sociopaths are criminals, they are often someone you know. They can be quite charming in the presence of friends and coworkers but among close relationships will fly into a rage at the least little thing.