A social deviant relies exclusively on the four goals of misbehavior to fulfill his/her distorted sense of social inclusion and personal significance.5, 6 Akin to mistletoe, the social-sexual deviant, is an ‘energy bandit’.7, 5 Among male social-sexual deviants, Personality Disorder, is a common diagnostic feature. Among female-social-sexual deviants, Borderline Personality Features is a common diagnostic element. Among male and female social-sexual deviants, childhood exposure to violence is common historical injury source.
COOPERATION: Working together to promote harmony and mutual benefit defines cooperative behavior. Clear communication and acknowledging individual differences are social skills that people develop to enable cooperative behavior.
ACCEPTANCE: Accepting individual differences enables autonomy. Unfettered by dependence, individuals are free to compromise and coexist. Acceptance enables healthy boundaries with people who use misbehavior to belong.
INTIMACY: Intimacy is a byproduct of contribution, cooperation and acceptance and the principle objective to healthy social behavior. Honesty is the fabric to social-sexual relationships.
POWER: Striving to control or dominate others defines power based behavior. Intimidating and/or defiant communication styles coupled with judging individual differences as a threat are the social styles that habituate as one becomes intoxicated by this misbehavior objective.
REVENGE: Hurting others to avenge real or imagined wrongs is the objective to this misbehavior. Shackled by the fear of reprisal, others are often rendered powerless to hold a differing opinion or value. The actor’s relationship bonds are compliance and dependence.
ASSUMED DISABILITY: Inability to live in a contributing, cooperative, accepting and honest manner is the global assumed social disability. Dishonesty is the fabric to social-sexual relationships.