Keep in mind, though, that only 47% of people with Antisocial Personality Disorder in the general population have significant arrest records, says the Pub Med Health description of the disorder.While searching public arrest records is a good idea, you may need to rely on your own assessment of the person as well.Promiscuity and inability to hold down a job are more likely characteristics, according to the Pub Med article.

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According to Growth Climate™, someone with this set of personality traits is “the Ultra Super-Stressor,” disregarding and violating the rights of others since the age of 15.

I’m not just talking about a shy or socially awkward person here; this kind of person has a personality disorder.

According to Psych Central.com, “a personality disorder is an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates from the norm of the individual’s culture.” There are socially awkward people in every culture, and they usually fit within its parameters because they respect the laws.

A person with Antisocial Personality Disorder, however, does not care about what others think, including law enforcement officials and other authority figures.

The National Library of Medicine’s Pub Med Health article describing the disorder states that the condition is more prevalent in men.

While my article is intended for those who are dating men, keep in mind that a small minority of women fits this troubling description as well.

When dating, we often don’t know what lies beneath the surface of a seemingly normal person.

It takes time for deviant behavior to show up, because most of us are trying to impress when meeting someone new. However, we must be hyper vigilant in protecting ourselves at the outset of a new dating relationship, which is the time when we are most vulnerable to overlooking subtle behaviors that may indicate we are dealing with a potentially violent person.

The following is a list of behaviors and beliefs that govern a person with Antisocial Personality Disorder, according to the DSM 5 criteria published by the American Psychiatric Association.

This list is not intended to be used here as a diagnostic tool for the untrained layperson, but rather as a guide for those looking to protect themselves from those who wish to do harm to others.

Look for three or more of the following traits: One way you can verify some of this information is to plug your date’s name into a public arrest records search engine.