manipulation

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

By | 2017-06-06T14:41:28+00:00 June 6th, 2017|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

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

By | 2017-03-16T21:11:56+00:00 March 16th, 2017|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

Why Mentally Strong People Attract Toxic People

By | 2017-06-02T00:02:14+00:00 March 6th, 2017|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

What Is Gaslighting and How to Recognize If Your Partner Is Using It to Manipulate You

By | 2016-11-20T20:16:35+00:00 November 20th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever been in a relationship with a person who nearly drove you out of your mind? Did they have a way of making you feel guilty beyond belief, even though it was them who made missteps in the relationship? You may have been the unfortunate victim of gaslighting. If you have experienced similar scenarios in your current relationship, you should take steps to find out what being gaslighted