4 Subtle Indicators You're Being Manipulative

Do you suspect that you might be manipulative? OR that someone else is? Knowing the signs of manipulation can save you potentially from a really toxic relationship. Studies show that people who are manipulated are more likely to suffer from mental health issues later on and become manipulators themselves. In order to stop the cycle, become aware of the signs of manipulation and start asking yourself why you resort to such methods. Self-awareness is the first step toward healing. Writer: Brie Cerniglia Script Editor: Vanessa Tao Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Aury YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References: Contributors, W. M. D. E., & Brennan, D. (2020, November 19). Manipulation: 7 signs to look for. WebMD. Retrieved from www.webmd.com/mental-health/signs-manipulation Holland, K. (2018, February 13). 15+ signs of emotion manipulation. Healthline. Retrieved from www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/emotional-manipulation McCornack, S. A. (2009). Information manipulation theory. Communication Monographs, 59(1), 1–16. doi.org/10.1080/03637759209376245 Rudinow, J. (1978). Manipulation. Ethics, 88(4), 338–347. doi.org/10.1086/292086 Team, R. G. E., & Kelly, A. (2022, April 30). “am I manipulative?”: How to tell if you’re the problem. ReGain. Retrieved from www.regain.us/advice/general/am-i-manipulative-how-to-tell-if-youre-the-problem/ Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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