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Manipulation Tactics

Requirements for successful manipulation
According to Dr George K. Simon, successful psychological manipulation primarily involves the manipulator:
Concealing aggressive intentions and behaviors.
Knowing the psychological vulnerabilities of the victim to determine what tactics are likely to be the most effective.
Having a sufficient level of ruthlessness to have no qualms about causing harm to the victim.
Consequently, the manipulation is likely to be covert (relational aggressive or passive aggressive).

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Manipulation

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Requirements for successful manipulation

According to Dr George K. Simon, successful psychological manipulation primarily involves the manipulator:
  1. Concealing aggressive intentions and behaviors.
  2. Knowing the psychological vulnerabilities of the victim to determine what tactics are likely to be the most effective.
  3. Having a sufficient level of ruthlessness to have no qualms about causing harm to the victim.
Consequently, the manipulation is likely to be covert (relational aggressive or passive aggressive).

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How manipulators control their victims

Dr Simon identified the following manipulative techniques:

  • Lying: It is hard to tell if somebody is lying at the time they do it although often the truth may be apparent later when it is too late. One way to minimize the chances of being lied to is to understand that some personality types (particularly psychopaths) are experts at the art of lying and cheating, doing it frequently, and often in subtle…

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