They are only using you and they want you to believe their lies for their own benefit.
A sociopath promises rewards to you in exchange for a specific behavior from you. Or alternatively, if you don’t do __, they will tell everyone some horrible secret about you, etc.When your partner puts conditions on receiving their love, it’s a warning sign that you’re in a relationship with a sociopath.Your partner has actually scared you more than once with their behavior that is bordering on violent.Your partner has access to the bank accounts, vehicles, keys, passwords, PIN numbers, credit cards, loans, etc. A sociopath likes to have power and control over you and they will work to keep the balance of power on their side, not yours.It is not likely that you can argue your way out of a conversation with a sociopath.
A sociopath is focused on themselves and their desires, not yours.