Manipulators are naturals at getting you to question your own sanity or perception of reality (gaslighting). And depending on who it is, it can be tough to spot, especially if the aggressor is among your close friends and family. So to help you be more aware of these behaviors, here are a few common things manipulative people say.
Disclaimer: If you can relate to any of these signs, please do not take this feedback as an attack on your character. This video was meant to be a self-improvement guide for informational purposes. Not everyone is alike, so make your judgments accordingly.
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