It is necessary to work on yourself and identify weaknesses before it happens in order to avoid manipulation. When this happens, you need to take a step back and use this case as an opportunity to analyze your thoughts and feelings.

Learn from your own experience to protect yourself from manipulation in the future. Be responsible for your reaction to what is happening. First of all, it is necessary to understand that no one can evoke any particular feelings in you.

You should completely control your feelings and emotions. You can not force people not to do something, but you can prevent undesirable consequences. Here are 12 secrets to help avoid manipulation. Use them and you will see great results in the future:

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#1. Every time when the word must sounds in the conversation, when it comes to duty or obligations, it is worth asking the question "Who needs it?". Manipulators like to keep silent about what they want, first of all, for themselves.

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#2. Remember how often you gave rash promises under pressure from other people. The manipulator will specifically encourage you to give rash promises, and then exploit your sense of guilt. Just do not promise anything.

#3. It often happens that we, guided by good intentions, do only worse. We simply were not asked for help. Then our efforts are taken for granted. Just ask whether a person needs your help or not.

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#4. Any request involves gratitude. Manipulators tend to give empty promises or forget about services. Fulfill the request, but do not hesitate to ask for a reciprocal service.

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#5. Live today. This is one of the most important laws, it helps to easily destroy the manipulation of comparison with you in the past. We never want to be worse than ourselves, this is often used by other people.

#6. How often do we attach ourselves to a person, thing or occupation? Just remember: with the help of these emotional connections you are easy to blackmail.

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#7. Do not set a goal. If the goal is set incorrectly, then after its achievement, there is devastation. Most likely, this goal is imposed on you from outside.

#8. Do not bother other people. This is the most brilliant of all laws. They can and should be used both for themselves and for other people.

#9. Many other people will be happy to remind you of your failures or complain about how things are bad around. With this approach it is easy to influence your mood. In such cases, remember: there is no bad or good, there is only your attitude.

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#10. Do not judge, do not criticize. Sometimes it is very hard to restrain yourself and not to criticize other people. Only criticism is not needed by anyone. Remember this.

#11. Do not pass on information, if you are not sure in it. If you do not check the information that you distribute, then you become a gossip. People can stop believing your words.

#12. Everywhere and always ask permission. This is a law from the field of etiquette. Its use not only insures you from unnecessary efforts, but also creates you an image of a polite person.

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