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5 Signs of Martyr Complex & How to Deal with a Person Who Has It

The Martyr complex, although a much less dramatic expression than in historical times, is still at use today in people we love, and sometimes even ourselves. There is a commonality between the martyr complex and the victim complex, although they are slightly different. The martyr feels victimized and also strives…

Love Bombing: How a Narcissist Manipulates You into Feeling Wanted

I bet the phrase, “love bombing” sounds glorious to you, doesn’t it? Well, it’s actually a tactic that narcissists use. Yikes! When some people talk of the narcissist, the last word they use is “love”. That’s because when you realize you’re with a narcissist, the love you once thought you…

How to Deal with Difficult People, According to Psychologists

It’s not the easiest task when you have to handle annoying personalities in your everyday life. However, psychology teaches us how to deal with difficult people. Let’s face it, you cannot escape difficult people. They are everywhere, and they’re complaining about almost everything. If they’re not complaining, then they are…

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…