Why Ordinary Women Fall in Love with Serial Killers and Other Murderers

Is It the Murder That’s Attractive or the Psychopathy Behind It?

As a teenager, my son was convinced that girls his age were turned on by bad boys. No matter how much I argued with him, he pushed backargued that, when it came to romance, nice guys finished last. He would then launch into tales of hot…



Started by forensic psychologist Dr. Joni Johnston, we explore the psychology of true crime and the dark side of human nature. Popular topics include murder, psychopathy, serial killers, narcissism, victim’s rights, forensic psychology, stalking, and violence.

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Joni E. Johnston, Psy. D.

Forensic psychologist/private investigator//author of serial killer book. Passionate about victim’s rights, the psychology of true crime, and criminal justice.