7 Signs of Gaslighting Parents: Were You Manipulated As a Child?

Unfortunately, there are all types of parental abuse. As in any kind of relationship, a child can be physically, psychologically, or sexually abused. But being raised by gaslighting parents can lead to all kinds of issues, both during childhood and well into your adult years. So what exactly is gaslighting…

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…

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…

Judging vs Perceiving: What’s the Difference & Which of the Two Do You Use?

How do you view the world? What influences your decisions? Are you a logical person or more intuitive? Do you prefer a set routine or are you spontaneous and flexible? People tend to fall into one of two personality types: Judging vs Perceiving, but why is this important? Knowing the…

‘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,…