Sixth sense, intuition, a gut feeling. I’ve heard and often repeated “trust your gut”.
But I didn’t do it until the manipulative, narcissistic interactions with an immediate family member had me looking for a way out.
I was co-dependent (and still working on that). I learned how to appease and give in, rather than listen to the niggling, uncomfortable warning that something’s not right. Continue reading “How To Trust Your Gut Instincts”
Have you waited too long to act on behalf of yourself? Are you putting up with behavior that others wouldn’t tolerate for two minutes? It took me until my 50s to begin to do so.
Do you feel off-balance, unsteady around some people? Do some people give you the impression that others just aren’t quite good or smart enough for them (superb tactics manipulators use to evoke simultaneous feelings of superiority and sympathy)? Continue reading “Manipulative People – Finding Your Way Out”
For anyone who’s ever been involved with verbally abusive and manipulative people, at some point we ask ourselves:
Why Do They Act Like That?
Why does a cat stalk a mouse? Because it’s a predator. Even when well fed (as my cats have confirmed) it will still hunt. Continue reading “Verbal Abuse – Why Do They Act That Way?”