Dealing with manipulative people

The art of manipulation is alive and well. I call it an art as its proponents appear to spend years crafting their skills and masterfully pulling the strings of others for their own gain. Instead of using their quick wit, understanding of human nature and potentially high IQ to better their own (and others) lives in a functional way, they choose to exploit this to their own advantage and create a legacy of damage, both emotional and societal, which is often carried forward to the next generation. Continue reading “Dealing with manipulative people”