3 Ways to spot an Emotional Manipulator

Emotional manipulator renders our defenses powerless by getting hold of our  self-worth. Since we all crave for healthy relationship which is based on respect with one another, but, what happens when people in our lives wear down our self-confidence even in our own perception?

Via subtlety, emotional manipulators make you to commit your sense of self-worth into their hands. The longer you allow it, the more power the manipulator gain over you, until they lower the positive power in you.

Note that, you have the right of freewill; thus the need to know how to spot emotional manipulator becomes a necessity. Below are some of what you need to know to defend yourself:

Diminishes your problems

Emotional manipulators never care to know the magnitude of your problem: They  never for once take time to talk about your plight, but always make theirs worthy of discussion.

Whenever you try to make him show concern on you, emotional manipulator quickly maneuvers you by turning the table against you in such a way that you would look at yourself as the selfish one.

“I’m really sad i lost my ipad today”

Emotional manipulator replies “Just be thankful you had an ipad. What about me that never had” If you are




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  3. July 29, 2016 @ 7:59 pm Lorna

    I don’t know why an emotional manipulator is described as he. Women can do this as well. I’m a feminist who has been abused by men, but there is no reason to assume that all abusers are male because they aren’t.

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