Emotional manipulation is often a form of covert, and manipulative communication that seek to manipulate another individual’s emotions or belief system through subtle, indirect, or even underhanded ways. Often these tactics can be seen as exploitative and manipulative, especially when the emotional manipulator advances the interests of the victim at the other’s expense. As a result, it is essential to learn how to recognize emotional manipulation and avoid being victimized by one.
Covert Manipulation is the manipulation of an individual’s emotions to cause discomfort and even harm. This can include but is not limited to physical, emotional, sexual, and verbal abuse.
Unethical or manipulative behavior is not a new phenomenon. In fact, it is part of human nature to seek dominance over others, whether this is done through deceit or manipulation. In the workplace, an abusive supervisor may seek to intimidate, dominate, control, or punish employees who are unable to rise to their boss’ expectations or meet his or her expectations for them.
In abusive relationships, the relationship becomes emotionally abusive when a partner does not allow their feelings to be expressed. A relationship in which the partner is verbally abusive is also considered emotionally abusive. It is common for people who are emotionally abusive to have a pattern of verbal abuse.
In its most extreme forms, manipulative behavior can actually cause people to commit suicide. The extreme and subtleness of emotional manipulation to make it difficult to differentiate between emotional manipulation and real-life abuse. If you or someone you know is being manipulated or abused, it is important to seek legal assistance.
With legal representation, a victim can obtain monetary damages for emotional and verbal manipulation. These damages can be significant and long-lasting, especially if emotional manipulation has been going on for several years. Victims should seek help before their situation gets any worse. Unfortunately, victims of emotional abuse often feel embarrassed about seeking help, even from others in the same situation. By seeking help, victims will have the ability to regain control of their life and regain some measure of happiness, peace and joy in their lives.
Victims of emotional manipulation can experience feelings of shame and guilt. They may feel that they have caused the situation to become abusive and that they have failed in some way to change it. However, victims of emotional manipulation are not to blame for their circumstances.
Victims should contact a lawyer as soon as possible. Victims of emotional manipulation should always remain calm and be open and honest with their lawyers, because if their attorneys feel that the victim may be trying to hide something, they will try to find out what it is and use that knowledge to seek legal action. in order to prevent further abuse and/or prevent further abuse.
Emotional manipulation and/or abuse can be avoided, if victims seek help when it is first detected. If you or someone you know is experiencing emotional or verbal abuse, seek legal advice as soon as possible.