9 Things That Explain Bundy's Behavior, But Do Not Excuse It

9 Things That Explain Ted Bundy's Behavior, But Do Not Excuse It

Here are a list of some explanations behind serial killer Ted Bundy's behavior; most specifically his kidnappings, murders, rape, and necrophilia.


Being the psychologist that I am, I simply put two and two together.

1. His mother was unwed when she gave birth to him.

Ted Bundy's mother gave birth to him as an unwed mother. The father was unknown, and therefore Ted Bundy did not have a father figure for the first year or two of his life before his mother and he moved to his grandparents'.

2. Ted had an abusive grandfather.

When Ted and his mother moved in with her parents, the grandfather would beat the dog, swing cats around, and beat the wife and scream at everyone in the house. Ted was only a toddler.

3. Cousins teased Ted about being a "bastard".

Ted was teased by cousins and was called a bastard by them, as no one knew who the father was, not even the mom. This undoubtedly caused deep-seated anger.

4. He saw his birth certificate.

When Ted was a teenager he finally read his birth certificate and became upset when he read "unknown" under "father". He began to resent his mother, and ignore her, thinking of her as a slut.

5. His serious girlfriend in college broke his heart. 

Ted dated a very attractive, popular, smart, and wealthy girl in college. He really, really loved her. Then, she broke up with him and he felt the effects of this for a long while after.

6. He might have had severe bipolar disorder.

Expert psychologists have stated that he may have had this due to the study of his outrageous behavior.

7. He possibly also had multiple personality disorder. 

Expert psychologists say he probably had this, and family members described him, even in his early years of childhood, transforming from a happy boy to a sullen, almost evil-looking creature at times. Prison guards stated that he would oftentimes change his appearance, like cutting his hair and switching the part in his hair. He would look like a completely different person after doing appliance altercations such as these.

8. He most likely had antisocial Personality Disorder.

Expert psychologists have stated that he probably had this, as he displayed many qualities that people who are diagnosed with this have, such as narcissism, outward charm, and charisma, lack of guilt, lack of remorse or empathy, little true personality, and the inability to distinguish right from wrong.

9. His exposure to violence in the media, pornography, and true crime detective magazines.

This is the least likely explanation, but Ted himself blamed violence on the media, pornography, and true crime detectives magazines he read as an excuse for the fueling behind his numerous murders, assaults, kidnappings, and rapes.

Glad he's dead though, eh?

The judge who gave him his death sentence said, "The crimes you are accused of have been called extremely wicked, shockingly evil, cruel, and vile" and quoted one of the jury members who said, "Ted is asking us for mercy. He gave no mercy to those girls he abducted and killed. Why should we show him any mercy?"

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10 Photos You Have On Your Camera Roll Of Your S.O. When You've Been Dating For More Than A Year

A wide range from "Aw" to "WTF?"


My boyfriend and I just hit the year and a half mark of dating, even though it seems like we've been together forever. Over the months, we've taken many pictures together... from football games, to his track meets, to holidays. Although we may have a lot of pictures together, I definitely have a lot of candids of him in my camera roll. If you've been dating your partner for as long as I have or longer, then you'll probably notice you have these same pictures in your photos as well.

1. The awkward first photos together

We laugh at these now, especially this one. Why am I so pale compared to him? It was July! And also, we noticed not to long ago that I was sweating under my arms and his underarms were sweating on me... what a great first time meeting!

2. The ones for VSCO

Every girl who has a significant other posts them onto their VSCO. VSCO is like Instagram, but more has more aesthetically pleasing pictures and there are no "likes." The pictures that include my boyfriend on my VSCO ranges from him holding a bunny to him holding my hand while we went ice skating.

3. Them sleeping

I have so many pictures of my boyfriend sleeping (I promise it's not as weird as it sounds), I just think he's so cute when he's fast asleep while cuddling with me.

4. The embarrassing ones they want no one to see

He's going to kill me when he sees this... but we all have those embarrassing Snapchat pictures that we start to send each other because we've gotten more comfortable with one another.

5. The ones for Facebook

The good looking pictures so you can keep yours and his family updated on how you two are doing. I took my boyfriend to a baby bird meet and greet since he loves birds and has one for a pet. I posted this cute picture of him and his new friends on Facebook so my family can see our adventures together.

6. Old pictures

One of the best parts of dating someone is finally seeing their old pictures. Although, sometimes they may make you cringe... like the one I posted above of my boyfriend after prom in his sophomore year of high school.

7. Their accomplishments

My boyfriend pole vaults for his college and he's really good at it. He just went to division III nationals in March because he qualified! I'm always at his meets so I make sure to get him on video in case he or anyone wants to see. I always try to snag a picture with him too because I'm always so proud.

8. The straight up ugly ones

He sure knows how to make me laugh. And I know he's going to be mad at me for this one too but I think it's a talent that he can do that with his stomach! Sorry, Adam, I promise I still think you look good when you send me these snaps for the most part.

9. But you have the hot ones too

He may be funny and sweet, but he is pretty good looking too. I know us girls keep some attractive pictures of our S.O.'s so we can remind ourselves of what a great looking partner we have.

10. FaceTime screenshots

If you and your lover go to different colleges like my boyfriend and I do, then FaceTiming happens a lot. Sometimes I get some great screenshots, like the one above, to make fun of him later.

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15 Reasons Every Girl Should Date A Farmer

Grab your cowgirl boots, ladies.


Agriculture majors? Yes, please. Farmers have so much going for them, but they're overlooked sometimes. I think that every girl should date a farmer at some point in her life. Here's why:

1. He's smart and hard-working.

Running a farm is no easy task, and it's nothing like desk job. It takes a lot of knowledge and skill to manage a farm successfully.

2. He's got a farmer's tan.

No spray tans for the farmer! Guys that work out in the field all day stay tan all year round. And who doesn't love a good farmer's tan?

3. He's toned.

Not only is he tan from all his hard work, but he's also probably in good shape. It seems like guys these days are wimps so it's nice to see how muscular farmers are.

4. He probably drives a truck.

Mudding, hauling, tailgating, you name it. Who doesn't love a guy in a truck?

5. He values time outdoors.

You probably won't have to tear him away from Fortnite. Farmers spend a lot of time outdoors, which is a rarity these days.

6. He listens to country music.

Country music isn't for everyone, but I can vibe with George Strait. Plus I'd rather be with a guy who listens to country than a guy who listens to rap.

7. He lives out in the country.

I don't know about you, but I absolutely love riding past farms on country backroads, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The country can be super calming, and the fact that farmers live in a peaceful setting is a perk.

8. He has a big green tractor.

I hope the Jason Aldean song just popped into your head. Every farmer has a tractor, which is a plus if you're tired of driving your Altima or riding around on your bike.

9. He grows his own food.

It sounds basic, but it's actually super neat. Eating corn that your boyfriend grew on his farm is better than eating corn from Walmart, believe me.

10. He probably has a dog.

Most, if not all, farmers have a dog. A hard-working boyfriend and an adorable fur baby? I'll take one of each!

11. He's a good caregiver.

He chose a career that revolves around taking care of plants and animals, which means he's a good caregiver. My heart melts at the thought of it.

12. He wears boots.

Love a boy that can pull off cowboy boots! A farmer wearing cowboy boots is WORLDS better than a mama's boy wearing Chacos. Can I get an "Amen?"

13. He's good with his hands.

You heard me. Farmers are hands-on, which pays off in all areas of life.

14. He probably has a pond ... skinny dipping, anyone?

If you get bored, you can meet him for a dip in the pond on a hot summer day. Nothing like a refreshing swim in a pond or a midnight skinny-dip!

15. He's a good protector.

Farmers know how to protect their crops from pests and their livestock from predators ... they're likely to know how to protect their ladies, too!

Cue the Alan Jackson, and take the backroads. I hope you've been inspired to start shopping around in the Agribusiness buildings on campus. Yee yee!

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