Not to make you super paranoid, but manipulation is everywhere. It can happen when you buy a car, when you fight with your partner, and even at work with your demanding boss. That's why it's so important to be able to spot someone who is manipulative , as it can really save you some drama. Just as an example, let's talk about buying a car.
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17 Warning Signs of a Manipulator—Never Get Deceived Again - PairedLife - Relationships
I grew up with narcissists around me, and my struggles dealing with this led me to become a psychotherapist and life coach later in life. Only in recent years, after delving deeper into narcissism, have I discovered the full implications of interacting, on a personal and romantic level, with those who have narcissistic personality disorder NPD. Through my work, I am now helping others who are victims of narcissists. I trained as a psychotherapist, and though I primarily work as a life coach now, I have worked with clients who were looking to heal from their dysfunctional families and some who were in relationships with people who were displaying many signs of NPD. My awareness of NPD started with personal experiences, where I tried to find answers about my situation.
17 Warning Signs of a Manipulator—Never Get Deceived Again
Anyone who tries that hard to be what you want has a hidden agenda. Instead of being understanding, he sounds upset or pissed off. He jokes about things that are hurtful to you. He has your best interests at heart, right?