Provocation Followed by Stonewalling

A sociopathic favorite: target aggravation guaranteed.
Provocation Followed by Stonewalling

See also:

When the sociopath stonewalls you
What is Stonewalling?
Stonewalling or The Silent Treatment
Sociopathic Stonewalling


It’s so easy to be fooled.

superficial charmPsychopaths are superficially charming. They lack delusions or other signs of irrational thinking and are free of nervousness and anxiety. In other words, they present an image of stability, confidence, and overall good “mental health” that can disarm even the most experienced judge of human character.
superficial charm

Nice and friendly?

Aside

Since, in the majority of cases, people who indulge in abuse are selective about whom they abuse, other people are typically surprised—or in disbelief—when hearing that someone is experiencing on-going and periodic abuse from someone they know and have always seen as nice and friendly. “Nice and friendly” is the persona of many conmen, abusers, and killers. Although many folks really are as nice and friendly as they seem, some most definitely are not.