1. What is mind control?
The basic definition of mind control is brainwashing and persuasion that is done to take over a person’s mind.
Mind control involves manipulative tactics that help the person affect your brain and behavior. It can take different forms, but narcissists are skilled at using this technique to manage you.
2. Subtle control
Narcissists know to how to use subtle control, so you don’t even realize you’re doing what they want.
Narcissists use trigger phrases to control you.
Some common phrases include disappointment and statements about their feelings. They may remind you of how you’re supposed to behave and think.