8 Signs of a Manipulative Personality

Do you know someone who might have a manipulative personality? What does it mean to be manipulative? Manipulation involves the use of deception or underhand methods to achieve personal aims. Manipulative people love to control, change, and warp the behaviors or perceptions of others. Do you anyone in mind who you think people be a manipulative person, but you aren’t sure? To help you with that, let’s go through some of the signs of a manipulative personality.

Did you know that there are different types of manipulation? To find out more, watch this video: https://youtu.be/j5AOp93S1F4

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