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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 [...]

Emotional Empathy, Emotional Intelligence and Psychopathy: What’s the Link?

By |2018-09-06T00:08:15+00:00June 16th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There’s a lot of psychological terms bandied about that appear to have very similar meanings. Take, for instance, emotional empathy and emotional intelligence, aren’t they kind of the same thing? Actually, they are completely different but both can relate to psychopathy. Let’s look at emotional empathy first. What Is Emotional Empathy? Emotional empathy is where [...]

7 Phases of Narcissistic Abuse (and How to Stop It No Matter Where You Are)

By |2018-09-18T23:16:17+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Narcissistic abuse has the power to hold its victim for long periods of time. There are phases of this abuse which alternate between rage and peace, which confuse and bewilder. I was married to a narcissist for over 20 years. When someone finally saw the truth of my abusive relationship, they would urge me to [...]

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

By |2018-09-18T23:31:02+00:00April 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 [...]