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Psychology Behind Social Media — Posting to Feed One’s Ego?

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Psychology Behind Social Media  Social media. We all know what they are. We all use them. But do we know how they actually work? Are we influencing social media, or are they influencing us? The following article deals with the psychology behind our posts, likes, and comments on social media.  Communication on Social Media vs. in Real Life  You are …

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Signs of passive aggressive behaviour in relationships

The NYU Medical Center defines a passive-aggressive individual as someone who “may appear to comply or act appropriately, but actually behaves negatively and passively resists.” A passive-aggressive relationship can occur in romantic partnership, family, social circles, or at the workplace. Passive-aggressive actions can range from the relatively mild, such as making excuses for not following through, to the very serious, such as sabotaging …

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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 they do it often, without being detected. A manipulative personality is focused on getting their …

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Manipulation

Manipulative people do not have a very strong sense of self. They also don’t know how to use the healthy form of being assertive in order to get their needs met. Instead they will resort to subversive tactics in order to get their way. Often, these people will have hidden agendas and will try to control the situation through passive …