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Manipulation and the Gaslighting Effect

Gaslighting Gaslighting has become a popular term these days. It was borrowed from the the suspense thriller play and movie Gas Light. Its plot involves a conniving husband who tries to make his wife think she is losing her mind. And he does this in part by making subtle changes in her environment, including causing the episodic … Continue reading Manipulation and the Gaslighting Effect

Aggressive Personalities: An Upcoming Refresher Course

Human aggression is most often manifested in the unscrupulous and undisciplined will to power.

Manipulation Tactics Pt. 2: Rationalization (Excuse-Making)

When disturbed characters make excuses, they’re really making a very conscious attempt to cast themselves in a more favorable light while manipulating others into seeing their point of view.

Getting A Covert-Aggressive To See the Error of His Ways?

Both of my books point out that when it comes to covert-aggressive personalities or any other disturbed character, “they already see, they just disagree.”

Bullying (Overt Intimidation) – Manipulation Tactic 7

Manipulators and other disturbed characters sometimes like to openly threaten or brow-beat someone else into giving-up or giving-in to their demands. They like to terrorize others into submission.