Who's Pulling Your Strings?: How to Break the Cycle of Manipulation and Regain Control of Your Life: How to Break the Cycle of Manipulation and Regain Control of Your Life
A powerful program to stop manipulators in their tracks
In Who's Pulling Your Strings?, Dr. Harriet B. Braiker, New York Times bestselling author of The Disease to Please, explains how depression, low self-esteem, anger, and feelings of helplessness can be caused by relationships with manipulative people. She exposes the most common methods of manipulators, and with the help of selfassessment quizzes, action plans, and how-to exercises, she helps you recognize and end the manipulative cycle for good.
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Braiker, a clinical psychologist, talk-show regular, and best-selling author (The Disease To Please), succeeds at showing readers how to break free from manipulation, albeit without an inventive ... Read full review
One critical aspect of learning to deal with manipulators is to understand their psychology - but that is not nearly enough. This book counsels we also take pity on our own vulnerability and that we arm ourselves with smart, sharp tools.
Just as the manipulator becomes more adept with each successful abuse, so too can victims excel at self-protection.
Eleanor Cowan, author of : A History of a Pedophile's Wife
2 Manipulation in Five Acts
3 Are You Vulnerable to Manipulation?
4 Your Buttons Are Showing
5 Manipulators Motives
6 Who Are the Manipulators in Your Life?
7 How Manipulation Works
8 What Are our Hooks?
10 Are You in a Manipulative Relationship?
11 The Impact of Manipulation
12 Resistance Tactics
13 How to Make Yourself a Hardened Target
14 Final Curtain on Manipulation in Five Acts
9 The Mechanics of Manipulation