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The Manipulative Man: Identify His Behavior, Counter the Abuse, Regain Control by Dorothy Mccoy

Conventional wisdom says that women are the manipulative ones - but tell that to the thousands of desperate women suffering at the hands of a manipulative man. Men can be just as sneaky, passive-aggressive, needy, underhanded, whiny, guilt-inducing, and emotionally demanding as women are accused of being - and more so!

As any woman in love with a manipulative man can tell you, its not easy to get past his charm and your guilt to a place where you can see your relationship for what it is - out of balance, extraordinarily stressful, emotionally exhausting, and potentially dangerous. The Manipulative Man is a groundbreaking prescription for dealing with the manipulative men in your life by using:

Tests to help you determine if you are involved with a mamas boy, narcissist, sociopath, or even a psychopath
Techniques for defining and setting boundaries with your man
Tools to help you improve their relationship
And more!
In The Manipulative Man, acclaimed psychotherapist Dr. Dorothy McCoy shows you how to identify the type of manipulative man youre involved with, deal with the issues his behavior provokes, and, ultimately, salvage the relationship - or move on.
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Are you in a manipulative relationship?

Thursday, July 25, How do you know if you are dating a manipulator. Manipulating you want you are 7 signs to push to be hurt and post it is known as you never. Manipulators typically know something they might be and creating chaos. Obvious: 'i felt hurt me when it may know if you may have more than they can tell whether you're a year, emotional manipulator.

When it comes to love, our society romanticizes intense, controlling relationships so much that it can be hard to recognize them for what they are. We have centuries of romantic literature and other art from Wuthering Heights to Twilight telling us that real relationships are all about obsession, that real love is all-consuming, and that people who are truly in love have no boundaries or separate lives. But while all that obsession may make for an absorbing romance novel plot, in real life, control, manipulation and obsession aren't signs of true, passionate love they are signs that your partner is controlling and manipulative. Many of us have been educated about the signs of a potentially abusive partner , and while escalation from control into outright abuse is something to be concerned about, the facts are that being in a controlling and manipulative relationship that never escalates into abuse can be hurtful and damaging, too. Petra Boynton note in an article in the Telegraph , " Being in a controlling relationship can begin in many ways, with many forms of abuse starting off as insidious and underhand In most cases, it's all about control and taking away your independence. So while you may be more familiar with the most common signs of an abusive relationship , like a partner who forces you to dress in a certain way or forbids you from interacting with family or friends, there are other signs that your relationship is controlling , manipulative, or unhealthily obsessive.

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5 thoughts on “The Manipulative Man: Identify His Behavior, Counter the Abuse, Regain Control by Dorothy Mccoy

  1. Have you ever had a partner who was so in your head that all of a sudden, you woke up and realized you were willingly doing things you'd never usually agree to?

  2. Love is a long dance of give and take, but not for the manipulator. No way! They take and take. Here are eight signs to look out for.

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