Note from the writers at Detangle Love:
Finding out you’re being manipulated isn’t exactly the best feeling in the world. But at the same time, it’s not something you should tolerate. If you feel like this is happening to you, seek help. Sometimes, talking to a friend makes all the difference. If you’re embarrassed, you shouldn’t be. But a therapist can also help you through this difficult time.
Have you ever been a victim of these manipulation tactics?
Toxic people like narcissists and those with antisocial traits engage in manipulative behaviors in relationships that ultimately demean, exploit, and hurt their friends and loved ones.
These people live in a different reality where they’re never to blame for anything going on around them. They deflect responsibility with their diversionary and manipulative tactics. But worst of all, they make a victim out of you.
This is why we thought it was time to take a closer look at some of their tactics. We’ll identify the toxic behavior and the person behind that manipulative behavior. When you know what you’re dealing with, you can defend yourself and refuse to be a silent victim.
We can call them out on their manipulation and leave them to their web of lies. Here are 7 manipulation tactics to watch out for!