Dark Psychology Secrets & The Art of Reading People: 2 in 1

Signs a Toxic Person Is Manipulating You and How to Handle It
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Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Your colleague says he agrees, but does he really, or is it only a facade? Have you ever thought you were going crazy, had your self-esteem suffer, or do you have a feeling you are being used, manipulated, or played? Do you sometimes feel uncomfortable around people and have a really hard time understanding their “real intentions”?

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. 

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

In Dark Psychology Secrets & The Art of Reading People, 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”
  • How these three ways lead to becoming a manipulator’s victim - and how to stop any tries 
  • Why it is not enough to only observe and how the right careful actions can bring your game on a whole other level
  • How a recent study by renowned researchers show a way to identify the root cue of a lie and provides new insights into the human psyche
  • Why these verbal expressions carry way more weight than you have ever thought (and why it is so hard to oversee for untrained people)
  • The absolute worst three things you might be misinterpreting currently that could cause you tremendous confusion and trouble (avoid these mistakes at all costs if you want to read people correctly!)
  • 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)2019 Richard Martinez

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Bullying?

Awful narrator; Constant audible sound breaks between each line, has the gain set too high when actually reading, or didnt have a sound proofed room (Audible version) I am learning psycology and chose this book as an elective read. Was almost immediately turned off by the approach that if you don't like something, that it is somehow harmful/someone elses fault, or a form of bullying. with that definition, this book is bullying me… Seriously though, it is a bad read. I enjoy opposing views to mine to try and really understand the spectrum of human psycology and understanding, but this is just a way to blame others for failures that oneself should take responsibility for. Social/political garbage.

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“Negative thoughts are just that, thots” This book is very obviously written as a for-profit as it is absolutely shallow and sound as if the writer read like 4 psychology today articles about the matter and then wrote these two(?) books. Honestly could’ve just been one book

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for children

this book is written for readers 14 years and under. extremely elementary in most aspects

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not worth listening to.

no new insights into identifying or coping with manipulators. listening to the narration of the book actually undermines your self esteem. this book offers nothing in the way of help.

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I really enjoyed this book.

I really enjoyed this book. I found it very insightful and easy to understand. While it contained medical terms and terminology it was comprehensive, and explained in simple layman's language. Thank you!

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Awesome book gives great insight.

Awesome book gives great insight on what people may use to mess with our psychology. I found this book very informative, well explained!

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Overall very nice.

I liked how the personalities were broke down so as to recognize each individual. I wish this book had gone into a little more detail on "reading body language". I do intend to listen to the other books on this subject. Overall very nice.

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EXCELLENT

Opened my eyes to a world of people who are constantly around me and now I have a great deal of understanding the way they are towards the everyday people who are taken advantage of.

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Awesome!

If you are planning to read just an interesting and rewarding book, or if you have a discriminated mind, just select this book.This will help you analyze the peoples mind.

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The author has thoroughly researched.

The author has thoroughly researched the subject and has provided insight into recognizing, avoiding, and dealing with many types of toxic people. I needed this information from childhood! I also appreciate the exercises for increasing healthy boundaries, self-esteem, and self-love.

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  • Kaleigh Doyle
  • 02-13-19

This is one awesome book.

This is one awesome book. I just wished that this was available back in 1988 before I got married to the wrong person and meeting others that practice this dark form of psychology.

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  • Kaylyn Harris
  • 02-13-19

A great book about how to analyze people.

A great book about how to analyze people. I have really found this book informative and helpful for everyone. It is nice and recommended to everyone.

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  • Lucas Nicholson
  • 02-13-19

Awesome book gives great insight.

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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  • Griffin Williamson
  • 02-12-19

Totally recommend the book worth it to buy it!

There is so much content in this such an audiobook. I learned first to analyse myself then start with other people. Totally recommend the book worth it to buy it!

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  • Jermain Portera
  • 02-11-19

It was an interesting audiobook and it's awesome.

It was an interesting audiobook and it's awesome to have bundle book well narrated and effective. I highly recommended!

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  • Bette Lainez
  • 02-11-19

Good book and explanations.

I didn’t realize how common these tricks were used in the world. Good book and explanations on what to watch out for.

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  • Tasha Houpt
  • 02-10-19

This is a very informative book.

This is a very informative book on the darker side of human being psychology. I really enjoyed this book. Recommended!

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  • Kenda Amsden
  • 02-10-19

Get whatever we want from them.

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.

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  • Jonelle Exner
  • 02-10-19

Great information and tips.

Great information and tips on recognizing your friends from foes. I love how the explaining was easy to comprehend and thorough.

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  • Ok Mcphearson
  • 02-10-19

Impressive knowledge to have!

Hopefully not too often the far end of that spectrum! I do recommend the book. Pretty right on target advice. Impressive knowledge to have!

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  • 06-30-19

sales pitch read by a child

couldn't finish first chapter, one giant sales pitch. reader was painful to listen to... stagnant and dull.

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  • 04-19-20

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it was like being read a story but a child one sentence at a time. I really couldn't tell if the actual book or the reader but I couldn't get through much of it .just irrataed me to much i

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  • 05-10-19

I'll be listening to this again

This book had plenty of useful information, I'll put some into practice and listen to it again in a few months.