What It’s Like To Ride Shotgun With a Psychopath Your Whole Life

profile of right hand in the center of a black void.
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I loved my mother with blinding love. I loved my mother so much it hurt. I just didn’t realize how much it was hurting me until it was almost too late.

Trigger warning, content contains passing reference to sexual assault and abuse.

Psychopaths are rare. Current estimates put the percentage rate among adults at 1.2 percent…



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Amy Punt

Amy Punt

CEO, Punt On Point Media, Two Master’s degrees: Communication/Marketing + Directing for Film & TV. I write at the intersection of trauma/mental health/culture.