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What Do Dreams about Killing Someone Mean, According to Psychology?

Anyone who has woken from a dream in which they murdered someone knows how distressing it can be. It doesn’t matter whether you killed someone or you witnessed a killing in the dream. Either way, it’s traumatic. So what do dreams about killing someone mean? Interpreting Dreams about Killing Someone…

What Is Counterdependency? 10 Signs You Might Be Counterdependent

We've likely all heard about codependency and how becoming overly reliant on another person can leave you vulnerable to repeating cycles of behavior. But what about counterdependency? Here we discover what counterdependency means, the impact it can have on your life, and signs that indicate you might be counterdependent. What…

Criminals Reveal 9 Nonverbal Cues That Attract Them in a Potential Victim

Is there such a thing as the perfect victim or are people picked at random? Is it just bad luck; a case of wrong place wrong time, or do offenders specifically target their victims? Does our body language give away signals to suggest that we are easy targets? Criminals seem…

8 Hand Gestures That Have Totally Different Meanings Around the World

Have you ever been warned against using certain hand gestures when travelling abroad? Can you recognise where a person comes from simply by their hand gestures? Why do the meanings of hand gestures differ so greatly in different countries? Hand gestures and communication Human beings communicate in a number of…

‘Am I Manipulative?’ 6 Signs You Could Be a Manipulator

After years of feeling manipulated by others, I have to ask myself one question, “Am I manipulative?” In some cases, the problem can actually be you. Here’s what I really think about manipulation. There are many reasons why you may be this way. Manipulation usually comes from a personality disorder,…