I Hate Manipulation

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    Honest Illusions

    There is no such thing as an honest manipulation and anyone who tells you different doesn't know jack. Manipulation isn't letting things develop on their own but rather purposely sticking your hands and great platters of feet to get the result that you want. Next to infidelity...
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    2 Responses Oct 9, 2009

    I Hate Being Maniputed

    I hate it ,. I am so tired of being maniputed, It seems to happen ll around me from every possible angle. All my life I am soooooooooo tired of being manipulated. I need peace.
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    1 Response Jul 12, 2011

    The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll

    "...In the courtroom of honor, the judge pounded his gavel To show that all's equal and that the courts are on the level And that the strings in the books ain't pulled and persuaded And that even the nobles get properly handled Once that the cops have chased after and caught 'em...
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    Aug 31, 2013

    I have had to deal with manipulation in bad

    ways throughout my life and it is disgusting. My gramma used to tell me she would kill herself if I didn't do such-and-such a thing for her. She used to tell me she had a bottle of poison and she would drink it if I didn't do such-and-such a thing for her. My mom and stepdad...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend
    36-40, F
    Feb 11, 2016

    If someone says "you don't believe in us"

    or "you don't trust me" when you feel uncomfortable doing something, isn't that manipulation?
    SocialHermit SocialHermit
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2015

    ...and It Continues....

    I grew up in a home with both parents and an older brother; however, it was essentially a 3-ring circus with me on the outside looking in. My mother drank alot, my father was a workaholic and my brother was mentally ill. There was always some sort of discord, drama and event...
    IAmNotBroken IAmNotBroken
    3 Responses Jan 9, 2012

    Nieve But Coming Out Of It

    I've been blessed with good friends and good family. They are all kind, generous and thoughtful. My first experience with a manipulator was my ex-wife whom I met 6 years ago. We had a kid, married, but there was always something wrong and we finally broke up 2 years ago. (I lost...
    bruce123abc bruce123abc
    41-45, M
    Oct 19, 2012

    This kind of behaviour is something I literally

    CAN NOT STAND. I can not tolerate it at all. Especially when it comes to the guilt trip. And yet, it seems like everyone in my life tries to manipulate me. To be fair, it's pretty easy, I'm not the kind of girl that likes to stir the pot so I go with it. But now I have reached...
    Calico445 Calico445
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2014

    I Cut The Strings

    Sorry, I deleted my story.  Find me at www.chronimax.com
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    Apr 19, 2011

    I really hate it. I had experienced the worse

    of it. I was such a fun loving , highly motivated and open hearted person. Somebody really hurt me so deeply. They would have been straightforward. I always thought I am emotionally strong but I never it was because I never faced an emotional abuse and manipulation. This...
    Somexyz Somexyz
    26-30, M
    Jul 21, 2015

    "So The Powers That Be Left Me Here To Do The Thinkin'..."

    - excerpt from 'Powderfinger', by Neil Young "...Look out, Mama, there's a white boat comin' up the river With a big red beacon, and a flag, and a man on the rail I think you'd better call John, 'Cause it don't look like they're here to deliver the mail And it's less...
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    Aug 31, 2013

    I Hate It So Much...

    I hate manipulation so much, I got rid of my Television... 3 years ago. I hate commercials (manipulation), political ads (manipulation), poor quality news (you get the point by now), etc...
    blathering blathering
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 14, 2012

    You know what really ****** me off?

    Panhandlers who trap you when you're stopped at a red light. To me, that's being manipulative. My ex was manipulative although she wasn't a panhandler. She just refused to work, which is kinda the same thing I guess.
    gtownguy gtownguy
    51-55, M
    Nov 15, 2015

    I had a girlfriend who hated my ex wife

    for being manipulative, but was far more manipulative herself. In fact, I believe she needs professional help.
    DefineItFromNow DefineItFromNow
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jun 12, 2015
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