Psychological Manipulation, How people can control us
What is this ?
It is a type of influence that can change the perception and behavior of others through tactics.
These tactics are exploitative, abusive, devious, and deceptive in nature..
Lets understand how is this done in relationships?
According to Simon, psychological manipulation primarily involves:
1. manipulator concealing aggressive intentions and behaviors
2. manipulator knowing the psychological vulnerabilities of the victim to determine what tactics are likely to be the most effective.
3. manipulator having a sufficient level of ruthlessness to have no qualms about causing harm to the victim if necessary.
Please share your intreset to the topic, as we are everyday victimized by this phenomenon without our knowledge.
In India parents play the imotional game with children. Hardly anyone make their own decissions. 99% time the decision is taken by some one else on our behalf.
Had this discussion in a recent meetup. But yes we should learn to overcome these psychological weakness.