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6 Subtle Signs of Emotional Abuse in Marriage you Should Never Ignore

By | 2018-06-08T19:16:45+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Abuse is not just about physical attacks. It can also include emotional abuse. Emotional abuse in marriage is often pushed aside as normal. Most people on this planet have endured some sort of abusive behavior in their lifetime. But, I’m not just speaking of physical or sexual abuse. There is another type of abuse that can leave mental scars, and these scars can be difficult to accept. Emotional abuse in marriage is not rare. In fact, this type of abuse happens in about 40% of

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3 Kinds of False Friends That Should Have No Place in Your Life

By | 2018-01-22T01:57:07+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , |

Discover more about the psychology of false friends. Find out how to clean up your life and gain respect in this fast-paced world! Friends are an integral element in the success or failure of a person. This is one of the reasons why it is important to recognize false friends in your life. It is a common belief that a person can be judged by their friends who are basically their closest people apart from their parents or special someone. Hence, a good friend is

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Are You in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship? 7 Signs to Look for

By | 2018-04-11T17:04:33+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Personal Growth, Relationships, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Many people wonder why a victim of an emotionally abusive relationship doesn't pick up the signs that are so abundantly clear to onlookers. However, unlike physical abuse, which has very obvious signs; emotional abuse is actually a lot harder to spot because it manifests itself slowly and gradually. Often it is only when it is too late and the damage has been done, that people realize their relationship has become emotionally abusive. If you recognize any or all of the following warning signs highlighted below

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What Is Stonewalling and How It Could Be Secretly Ruining Your Relationship

By | 2018-04-11T17:06:00+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Although you may not actually realise it, you (and your partner) have been guilty of stonewalling one another at one point in your relationship. It is something that we all do from time to time and don't see it as being particularly bad, but the effects it can have on a relationship are much more serious than you may have thought. Let's discuss what stonewalling actually is first, then look at why it could be ruining your relationship. What Actually Is Stonewalling? You may know

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6 Signs You Were Raised by a Controlling Mother (And How to Deal with Her)

By | 2018-06-12T23:25:41+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s possible that strict disciplinary actions your parents used were not normal. Maybe you had a controlling mother? This is how you know. If you were raised like I was, you weren’t allowed to do much on your own. Going on dates, even after the age of 16, was just not something I got to do, unlike most of the other kids. In fact, almost every move that I made was dictated and monitored as If I was in prison. Many people see this

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6 Signs You’re in a Bad Company (Without Even Realizing It)

By | 2018-05-21T08:01:53+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , , , |

Sometimes we are in a bad company without even realizing it. Being around the wrong people can steal your happiness and hinder your progress. You may find yourself working hard to be a positive and happy person, yet, somehow something keeps dragging you down. Why can’t you seem to get this sense of negativity out of your life? Rather than asking what it could be, it may be time to start considering who it could be. It’s hard to admit that you are in a

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How to Recognize Controlling Behavior in The Early Stages of a Relationship

By | 2017-12-21T22:56:25+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you frightened of offending your partner? Are you unexpectedly quiet and reserved when he or she is around? A manipulative or abusive relationship can run you ragged both physically and emotionally. If you have such a partner, you will want to leave the relationship as early as possible. However, romantic involvement can make you oblivious to controlling behavior. Controlling personalities have ways to mask their conduct. So, how would you know when your partner has you wrapped too tightly around his or her little

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Why Mentally Strong People Attract Toxic People

By | 2017-12-25T12:45:39+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , |

You are mentally strong, but toxic people seem to surround you. Does Auntie T always come over with a complaint about her neighbors? Does Uncle V show off a new Rolex every time you visit him? You may wonder why such individuals seem to surround you. Avoiding toxic people is not always possible, especially when they are relatives or colleagues. You can distance yourself from them, but what if they insist on your company? Here are a few reasons they are always around you. It

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