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Dark Psychology Secrets

How to Stop Being Manipulated
Narrated by: Matt Buzonas
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Do you sometimes feel uncomfortable around people and have a really hard time understanding their "real intentions"? Your colleague says he agrees, but does he really, or is it only a facade? Have you ever thought you were going crazy, or do you have a feeling you are being used, manipulated, or played?

If you answered "Yes" to at least one of the questions above, you are absolutely not alone. Most people have real trouble recognizing false statements and differentiating fake from real emotions, even with the people close to them.

Sure, the small little lie about how awesome Grandma’s homemade pie tastes will not really hurt and might even be necessary for smooth human relationships. But lying can also have tremendous potential for harm, hurt feelings, or catastrophic business decisions.

Diary studies of lying, conducted with both college students and adults from the community, have shown that lies are a fact of daily life (DePaulo, Kashy, Kirkendol, Wyer & Epstein, 1996). Such studies suggest that people tell an average of at least one lie a day and describe their untruths as little lies of little consequence.

They perceive their lies as not very serious, they rarely plan their lies, and they do not worry much about the possibility of getting caught, even if the consequences to the people they lied to might be dramatic (DePaulo, Ansfield, Kirkendol & Boden, 2004).

Therefore, the skill to differentiate lies from the truth becomes critical and can be of tremendous value for anyone.

In Dark Psychology Secrets, you’ll discover:

  • The six little-known facts to instantly kick-start your understanding of why and how people manipulate (even if you are a bit socially awkward or don’t seem to "get" people’s true self easily!)
  • The exact formula to recognize the different stimuli that make people tick and that are founded in reason and science, not a pure "gut feeling"
  • Why these common traits reveal so much about the manipulator without his/her knowledge
  • How these three ways lead to becoming a manipulator’s victim - and how to stop any tries in the beginnings
  • Why these verbal expressions carry way more weight than you have ever thought 
  • The biggest myth busted: if we all have a dark side and how to deal with our own dark psychology if there is one
  • Why these 10 tips on how to deal with manipulative people are so unfamiliar yet so powerful in practice
  • The absolute worst three things you might be misinterpreting currently that could cause you tremendous confusion and trouble
  • And much, much more!

Even if you are a complete beginner and have a hard time to naturally get the manipulation, the extensive research that went into this guide and the practical applications and exercises will instantly boost your abilities to analyze and understand deceptions and lies on a completely different level.

©2018 Richard Martinez (P)2018 Richard Martinez

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Such a great book to listen

Such a great book to listen but this is not easy to understand. The author did the great job here it was easy to understand the way he presented.

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Very useful information

Discover how you will notice when someone wants to manipulate you or use you , with this book you can now understand them or you can now handle this kind of people.

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very informative

loved it. especially enjoyed the bonus read at the end. not just opinion but subject matter the author has actually studied

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Great book but it’s hard to listen to

I would buy this book because the book is one I like, but listening to it by this narrator is not easy. I hope this book comes out on Audible with a new narrator.

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I'll recommended to people that are interested.

I'll recommended to people that are interested. If all your looking for is a simple book. this book helped us to explore more also I am so glad I tried it.

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This was a great book on the Dark Psychology

This was a great book on the Dark Psychology Secrets, We like to listen books on How To Stop Being Manipulated.

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Very awesome book,

Very awesome book, it was straightforward and to the point with very useful information unlike most other books I have listen on the subject. You are not going to learn how to turn your friends into mindless zombies simply by listening this.

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This book is the best indeed!

This book will assist you with picking them out and you can figure out how to shield yourself from their strategies. This book is the best indeed!

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Amazing audiobook for me!

Amazing audiobook for me! I want to learn more about Dark Psychology and this book taught me everything I need to know about it.

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Surprisingly a more interesting audiobook.

Surprisingly a more interesting audiobook than I was expecting. I found this book very intriguing as it helps you learn how to work with people’s mind and take advantage of their innermost feeling and wants and get whatever we want from them. Highly recommended!!

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  • 01-08-19

Great information, useful!

Great information, useful for knowing if someone you just met is a manipulator or a victim of manipulation. This book is perfect for me!

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  • Cinderella :)
  • 01-08-19

Awesome book!

Awesome book gives great insight on what people may use to mess with our psychology. Listening to this has gave me the knowledge to defend myself and know why people may do the things they do.

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  • Prince Phillip
  • 01-08-19

It is a power source of information.

It is a power source of information that can be used to protect yourself or loved ones. This book is very detailed and well explained.

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  • Narcissus Y. Zabka
  • 01-08-19

If you ever wondered why certain individuals have.

If you ever wondered why certain individuals have more of an appeal than others then this is the book for you. This book covers some of the timeless principles and methods of manipulation that have been used on the public.

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  • 01-08-19

No regret in finding this book.

This book let me look at things in a whole new perspective and opened my eyes to new possibilities. No regret in finding this book.

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  • Christopher Adams
  • 03-07-19

It let me look at things

It let me look at things in a whole new perspective and opened my eyes to new possibilities.

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  • Jack Jerry
  • 03-07-19

Very helpful when gaining some good,

Very helpful when gaining some good, helpful knowledge about the evil and harm that lurks in our world.

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  • Bruce
  • 03-07-19

Good book worth the buy

I would have given it five stars because the information was spot on, but I didn't like how the writer sounded biased about god and religion, it almost seemed like he was insinuating all believers are disillusioned

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  • KarL
  • 03-07-19

Excellent book,

Excellent book, the author very clear and well writing. I listen this book some of the chapters I can know lots of things

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  • Joy David
  • 03-06-19

Basically this book reveled few tips and things

Basically this book reveled few tips and things that will help you to being manipulated and i have found these tips effective.