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How to frustrate a manipulator

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Don’t take the bait

Act ignorant and cheerful

No emotional reaction

Distraction, ignore

Don’t take any notice and carry on regardless

Don’t give in

Stuck record – repeat repeat repeat  gray rock method


Improve your mental resilience so that you can control the urge to respond – this is what they want.


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Mandy Kloppers
Author: Mandy Kloppers

Mandy is a qualified therapist who treats depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, trauma, and many other types of mental health issues. She provides online therapy around the world for those needing support and also provides relationship counselling.

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