Tag: manipulation

Examples of passive aggressive behaviour

Examples of passive aggressive behaviour

  Examples of passive aggressive behaviour I have put together a list of examples of passive aggressive behaviour as this type of behaviour can be subtle. Despite it being a form of manipulation that can be subtle on the surface, it’s emotional impact can be…

How to spot a manipulative personality

How to spot a manipulative personality

  How to spot a manipulative personality Do you know the signs of a manipulative personality? Chances are, you have a vague idea but for many of us, manipulation carries on right under our noses. That’s because manipulative personalities are so adept at manipulation that…

Playing mind games in relationships

Playing mind games in relationships

  Playing mind games in relationships Any interaction with another person has the potential to involve some type of mind game. In fact, many of us are quite good at playing mind games in relationships. The problems start when the mind games are used for…

Examples of manipulative behaviour

Examples of manipulative behaviour

Examples of manipulative behaviour We are all unique and as such, our behaviour will be diverse as well. When it comes to manipulative behaviour there are numerous variations but there is a common framework within which most manipulative behaviour can be identified. I have put…

Games and Manipulation

Games and Manipulation

    Games and Manipulation: The Games People Play Part of being human involves making assumptions about the intentions and behaviour of others. We make our minds up about the intentions of others without having solid evidence to support our thinking. The more we feel…

Reverse Psychology

Reverse Psychology

Reverse Psychology What is reverse psychology? Simply put, reverse psychology is getting someone to do something by telling them not to do it or vice versa – tell them to do it when you don’t want them to. It is the process of implying the opposite…

Passive Aggressive Behaviour (The "Angry Smile")

Passive Aggressive Behaviour (The "Angry Smile")

  Passive aggressive tendencies are aggressive type behaviours that are expressed in a subtle manner. Usually, people who are passive aggressive tend to be lacking in assertiveness. In order to get their needs met or their message across, they will employ forms of communication that…

Manipulative People

Manipulative People

Manipulative people are very skilled at figuring out other people’s strengths and weaknesses. This is what allows them to manipulate. They will play on your insecurities, use emotional blackmail and/or guilt and will often manipulate you without you even being aware of it. A few…