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Am I Manipulative? 11 Behaviors Showing You Manipulate People

Am I Manipulative? 11 Behaviors Showing You Manipulate People
Am I manipulative? If you ask yourself this question, it’s time to do some soul searching if you have any of these 11 behaviors. Am I manipulative? Admit it or not, at one point we used some mental trick to make another person do something we want. We probably did it for fun at first, but once you feel all clever and powerful from doing it, you’ll start the downward spiral to addiction and start manipulating the people around you. That is, until they find out and then start hating you. Am I manipulative? As you can see, nobody wants to be manipulated and no one wants a manipulative perso...
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How to Tell if There’s Serious Chemistry Between Two People

How to Tell if There’s Serious Chemistry Between Two People
If you’re just an onlooker or you want to know if you have a connection with someone, knowing the signs of chemistry between two people is essential. It’s not always obvious when two people have a connection. And if you’re one of those two people, that can make it a bit frustrating. Sure, you know you like a person but how you be sure they like you too? Knowing how to read if there’s chemistry between two people can be a lot more beneficial than you probably think. However, chemistry is a very odd thing because it’s not very obvious. You can’t really look at it from a distance and see it. It a...
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Dating Multiple People: Why This Isn’t Bad, but Really Healthy!

Dating Multiple People: Why This Isn’t Bad, but Really Healthy!
Dating multiple people might have a negative connotation, but there is nothing negative about playing the field to make sure you know what you want. I have a 13-year-old who just broke up with his first girlfriend. He is kind of a sensitive soul by nature, so I waited for the day with trepidation, thinking his whole world was going to fall apart. I found out about two weeks after they broke up. All he had to say about it was, “I am 13. Did you think I was going to marry her?” What my 13-year-old understands about dating multiple people, not many adults do. The phrase dating multiple people sou...
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Are Some People Meant to Be Alone? 13 Signs You’re that Person

Are Some People Meant to Be Alone? 13 Signs You’re that Person
Everyone is inherently different. If you gave relationships a try and they just don’t work, you might be left wondering, are some people meant to be alone? Sometimes there are people you meet that just make you ask, are some people meant to be alone? My husband is really into man drama shows. You know the ones on the Discovery Channel where people survive in the wild by themselves. From one episode to the next you hear about all of their “struggles,” and all I can think is, “Well, it was your choice, idiot, who wants to live out in the middle of nowhere?” But, then I get in a fight with just a...
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How to Get People to Make Good Decisions

How to Get People to Make Good Decisions
When we witness people in our lives headed down the wrong path — it’s a natural instinct to correct them, educate them about what’s wrong with what they’re doing, and argue the merits of our position. But this approach, rather than helping people change their ways, can rope us into a frustrating and exhausting struggle. Even worse, though we may be “right”, this logical strategy frequently backfires and, unbeknownst to the helper, ends up reinforcing the other person’s will to do the opposite — on top of creating conflict in the relationship. Jenny, 21, was afraid of conflict, unp...
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5 Top Reasons Why People Are Turning To Relationship Advice Online

5 Top Reasons Why People Are Turning To Relationship Advice Online
When your relationship is on the rocks, you may wonder if you can save it. You may wonder if there is anything you can do to bring back the love of your life to you. Sometimes, it takes more than just talking with each other to sort things out. Sometimes, it takes someone outside the relationship to bring you back together. If going out and seeking help doesn't seem like the answer, this is when you need to find relationship advice online.The Internet has so much information on it that it is of no surprise that you can find relationship advice online. There are many websites available that ca...
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Why Do People Lie in Relationships? 10 Common Reasons Why We Fib

Why Do People Lie in Relationships? 10 Common Reasons Why We Fib
Relationships can be frustrating when the person you’re dating lies. So why do people lie in relationships? Here are 10 of the most common reasons. If everybody lies and nobody likes being lied to, then why do people lie in relationships? Whether it’s a little white lie or an earth-shattering secret, lies will happen between you and your romantic partner—and it sucks. Is lying so deeply ingrained in people that they don’t know they do it? One study shows that 60% of adults can’t go 10 minutes without telling a lie. Granted, the lies were trivial in nature, but then why tell them at all? Re...
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When People Ignore You: 10 Reasons You May Turn People Off

When People Ignore You: 10 Reasons You May Turn People Off
Nothing is worse than feeling ignored and left out. When people ignore you, it might be time to evaluate your behavior and your relationships. There are times when we go through an emotional rough patch in life and we see things that aren’t really there. Often, when we don’t feel good about who we are, we misread other people and place intention where there is none. When people ignore you, ask yourself why do they? But, you may or may not be misreading the signals, and it might have nothing to do with you. There are ways we make people in our lives uncomfortable and drive them away. Ofte...
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