Manipulation may seem benign or even friendly or flattering as if the person has your highest concern in mind, but in reality, it’s to achieve an ulterior motive.
Psychological manipulation is defined as the exercise of unwarranted influence through mental and emotional exploitation, with the aim to control and coerce the victim into a position of disadvantage for personal agenda and privileges. The manipulator uses indirect, deceptive, or underhand schemes to serve his or her own agenda at …
One of our effective manipulative triangulations involves the “normals”. You turn to these normal in the hope of them helping you, understanding your plight and/or offering some insight – but you are met with responses which leave you wondering whether the person you have just spoken to is blind or stupid.