Deceiving and manipulating us to get what they want, covert aggressors very actively try to control other people.
Recognizing these tricks can help keep you from being ambushed.
Diane Dreher is an author, consultant, positive psychology coach, and professor at Santa Clara University. She has a Ph.D. in English from UCLA, an M.A. in Counseling, and an Associate Certified Coach credential with the International Coach Federation. Her research on literature, positive psychology and spiritual growth has appeared in professional and popular journals. She writes a regular blog for Psychology Today and her books include the best-selling Tao of Inner Peace, as well as The Tao of Personal Leadership, The Tao of Womanhood, Inner Gardening, and Your Personal Renaissance: 12 Steps to Finding Your Life’s True Calling. You can visit her web sites at http://northstarpersonalcoaching.com and www.dianedreher.com