These social pirates will befriend you, pull you into a well calculated emotional blackmail snare and in a small amount of time, they will demand money under fake, dire circumstances.
When they tell us something, they expect us to believe them because they said it. They deflect their own issues by choosing a victim, then proceed to gaslight their victim so that the victim believes that they are the one with the mental illness rather than the perpetrator.
In my life, I endured many labels of shame imposed on me by both my family and ‘certified therapists’ and the labels of shame imposed by societal systems — all of which I now know are not true. It isn’t me — it’s what happened to me. As I am relieved of my stress, I am relieved of my compulsions.