He berates her for not wanting to come stay with him.
Lie about themselves?
He lies even when the truth sounds better.
Your intelligence is above average perhaps, and people think of you as smart, maybe even very smart.
Look at history, all the great conquerors in the world have tripped over the same rock, their ego, and their false sense of superiority
A Anonymous Apr 22,
A sociopath may seek to make you feel sorry for them as a means to regain power and maintain their image.
Is it in your church?