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Spiritual Abuse in Cults: 6 Manipulation Tricks They Use to Recruit Members

By |2018-11-10T15:12:08+00:00November 10th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Spiritual abuse in cults is rife. In fact, it is one of the most common ways cults use to recruit new members. But how do cults recruit normal people? How can someone change from having typical, healthy beliefs to extreme ideologies? Not only that but ones they are willing to die for? Well, it’s certainly [...]

Narcissist’s Silent Treatment Can Be Really Damaging: How to Recognize It and Learn to Cope

By |2018-10-19T22:00:53+00:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you know what’s worse than outward narcissistic abuse? The narcissist’s silent treatment can cause loads more damage, hands down. Although there are many levels of narcissism, one thing is common in all forms. The narcissist’s silent treatment is present no matter how severe the narcissistic characteristics. For many of us, we find ways to [...]

How to Spot a Sociopathic Liar and Why You Should Stay away from Them

By |2018-09-19T23:22:32+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Don’t get caught out by a sociopathic liar. Look out for these signs and steer well clear. What is a sociopathic liar? Unfortunately, they come in all shapes and sizes, from all walks of life. The unsuspecting romantic partner, work colleague or internet fraudster can all turn out to be a sociopathic liar. It is possible to avoid [...]

8 Toxic Behaviors That May Arise from Your Anxiety or Depression

By |2018-09-20T20:43:48+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s not enough to suffer from anxiety or depression. Now, we’re realizing that these illnesses may even cause toxic behaviors. I live with depression and anxiety every day. It’s sometimes a struggle just to get out of bed. But, I am sure you’ve heard that before. You may have even felt the same way yourself. [...]

How to Win the Silent Treatment and 5 Types of People Who Love Using It

By |2018-09-06T14:08:18+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

It is possible to learn how to win the silent treatment. You just have to stay strong against the pressures of guilt and manipulation. In my younger years, the silent treatment caused me massive amounts of pain and suffering. I guess it was because I just hated when someone I loved wouldn’t talk to me. [...]

A Short Dark Triad Test That Will Reveal How Evil Your Personality Is

By |2018-09-05T23:00:44+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We’ve all heard terms such as psychopath and sociopath. In addition, we understand that some people have an evil personality. But what if there was a dark triad test that could tell how evil your personality was? Before we go any further, let’s clear up the dark triad part. The dark triad test relates to [...]

How to Deal with Passive-Aggressive People and Stop Their Toxic Influence

By |2018-09-05T23:18:25+00:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do you want to know how to deal with passive-aggressive people? Those of us who are straight-talking and no-nonsense types, nothing gets on our nerves more than passive-aggressive people. It is one of the most insidious and underhand ways of dealing with conflict. So why do some people continue to use it? More importantly, is [...]

20 Signs of Coercive Control That Reveal Manipulation in a Relationship

By |2018-09-05T14:19:25+00:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Would you be able to recognise the signs of coercive control if it was present in your relationship? I thought I would, but it is only after years of reflection that I realise I was being controlled in a number of ways. The thing about coercive control is that it’s pretty hard to pin [...]