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30 Covert Emotional Manipulation Tactics: How Manipulators Take Control in Personal Relationships

Narrated by: Kitty Hendrix
Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (125 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Learn the manipulator's game, so they can't play it with you. 

Identifying covert emotional manipulation is tricky. You sense something is wrong, but you can't quite put your finger on the problem. This powerful book will reveal to you if manipulation is at play in your relationships. It will open your eyes.

You will learn 30 tactics manipulators use to get what they want. You will also learn to spot the warning signs within yourself that expose covert manipulation is taking place, even if you can't identify the specific tactics being used.

This book is geared toward romantic relationships, including those involving a pathological partner. Even so, many of the manipulation tactics are the same as those used by family members, coworkers, friends and others.

Covert emotional manipulation tactics are underhanded methods of control. Emotional manipulation methodically wears down your self-worth and damages your trust in your own perceptions. It can make you unwittingly compromise your personal boundaries and lose your self-respect and even lead to a warped concept of yourself and of reality. With your defenses weakened or completely disarmed in this manner, you are left even more vulnerable to further manipulation and psychological harm.

Empower yourself and get your life back!

©2014 Adelyn Birch (P)2018 Post Hypnotic Press Inc.

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This book can change your life!

After more than a year of psychotherapy I still didn't know why I felt so insecure with my boyfriend of four years. It seemed like I was sabotaging the relationship, and I couldn't stop no matter how hard I tried. I was having emotional meltdowns I couldn't explain and I felt like I couldn't trust him. My therapist said I had an insecure attachment style but that didn't feel right because I'd never been that way before. I began searching for an answer that made sense and I stumbled upon this book, thank God, because the truth of the matter was revealed: my boyfriend was using just about every manipulation tactic in this book on me. I felt immediate relief and a sense of peace because I learned I wasn't crazy---my emotions were being manipulated. Now I'm free, and I can't thank the author enough! If you're feeling perplexed by the problems in your relationship, get this book. It can change your life.

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Wish it was longer!

Very direct and to the point. Enlightening! This book really needs to be expanded with more examples of manipulation (such as the detailed list of invalidating statements) along with ways to counteract each manipulation tactic.

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Good to know

Knowledge is power. Good explanations for how and why manipulative behavior works and how to know if you are a target. Resources list.

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interesting

very interesting, gives a short but very informative cue on manipulation, and ways to relate to that behavior...

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Basic, yet key, tenets to living with people

An excellent self-check and recalibration to evaluating your feelings to the behavior to others. Questions to ask yourself when you are troubled in a relationship. It is all part of the tool box of living with others in relationship.








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Smooth Operators Exposed

What made the experience of listening to 30 Covert Emotional Manipulation Tactics: How Manipulators Take Control in Personal Relationships the most enjoyable?

Its an eye opener.

What was one of the most memorable moments of 30 Covert Emotional Manipulation Tactics: How Manipulators Take Control in Personal Relationships?

Those things that they do saying i'm just like you which they arent.

Which scene was your favorite?

Most of them.

What insight do you think you’ll apply from 30 Covert Emotional Manipulation Tactics: How Manipulators Take Control in Personal Relationships?

Also watch out for the ones who covertly say, i'm like you too.

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Best Book Ever

This is a great book for anyone that wants to learn to protect themselves against manipulaters. It actually shows strategies used and you can actually use it as a mirror to look at your current relationships and to help protect your heart against people that are capable of hurting it.

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very eye opening

loved it! very easy to hear an most ensightful on help. it is a must.

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Helps One Understand

And realize that you’re not the only one..or crazy. Emotional manipulation is a form of abuse, it says. True.

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Surprisingly Short and Imformative

This reads as a summary of the works of other authors with a list of eye-opening indicators to look for if you're being manipulated. I learned that I gravitated towards a manipulator in my last relationship because both of my parents are highly manipulative, and my father many just be a narcissist. Now, that I know the signs, I can end harmful relationships sooner.

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