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The Vicious Cycle of Emotional Manipulation and How to Break the Pattern

By | 2018-04-16T21:11:51+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

The worst part of emotional manipulation is not feeling and going through this struggle. No, the most horrible part of enduring this abuse is repeating it with others. I’m going to be honest with you, I have endured emotional manipulation since as far back as I can remember. No, there is no defined point in [...]

6 Things That Hide Behind Defensive Behavior and How to Deal with It

By | 2018-04-13T14:49:26+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Defensive behavior can be detrimental in both personal and professional spheres. We typically perceive defensive behavior as an intentional slight or offense to us. But what we don’t realize is that we are also capable of unintentional offense. As human beings, we react to our environments and, when we feel threatened, we try to protect [...]

What Is Emotional Blackmail and 5 Personality Types That Use It

By | 2018-04-12T13:56:15+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

In today’s time and age, emotional blackmail has become a common behavior trait found in most people. It causes the victims to feel vulnerable and answerable to those who they are close to or those who know them well. Relationships can either enhance one’s self-esteem or break it. Someone close to you can be a [...]

What Is Family Manipulation and How to Recognize Its Warning Signs

By | 2018-03-15T21:42:12+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Does family manipulation sound like a new thing? You may be surprised to learn that manipulation can come from anyone – be it, partners, mothers or fathers… even siblings. Partner manipulation has become pretty common. Many people have managed to get away from this sort of abusive relationship. However, manipulation is prevalent in all sorts [...]

A Master Manipulator Will Do These 6 Things – Are You Dealing with One?

By | 2018-03-04T21:34:23+00:00 March 4th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chances are that at some point in your life, you have met a master manipulator. Master manipulators are everywhere in today’s society, from friends and family members to celebrities and politicians. Of course, we all use manipulation to get what we want. From a small child, we learned that to plead with sorrowful eyes was [...]

6 Signs of Controlling People and How to Deal with Them

By | 2018-02-24T20:55:50+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Controlling people can be found in all areas of life. Controlling relationships can be romantic or platonic. You can find them in the workplace, at home or even in passing interactions with strangers on the street. Being around controlling people can be extremally emotionally draining, leaving you stressed out and confused. Take a step back and [...]

6 Gaslighting Techniques Manipulators Use to Make You Feel Crazy

By | 2018-02-23T21:14:56+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

There are some sneaky gaslighting techniques dark personalities use to make their victims feel crazy. It is, therefore, important to recognize the signs of gaslighting before it’s too late. Have you ever been in a relationship with someone and their words and actions have made you feel like you are going crazy? They could be [...]

10 Things a Drama Queen Will Do to Control Your Life

By | 2018-02-16T18:39:54+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , |

If I asked you to describe a drama queen, you’d probably say attention-seeking, hysterical and makes a huge fuss about things. You might even know a drama queen and view their behaviour as a little irritating but hardly cause for concern. But what if I told you that drama queens use their unreasonable behaviour in [...]