Relationship Manipulations and Their Impact on Individuals’ Development


  • Catherine Shen



Emotional manipulation, relationship, psychological well-being.


In the contemporary fabric of society, the tapestry of interpersonal connections weaves a profound impact on the emotional and psychological landscape of individuals. Among the intricate threads of relational dynamics, the looming shadow of manipulative behaviors casts a growing concern. Emotional manipulation, as elucidated by Dr. Harold Hong and Kara Nassour, delineates a complex interplay of influence, rooted in deep-seated behaviors or unresolved childhood wounds. This nuanced concept is initially introduced and subsequently unfurled within the introductory segment. Within the intricate dance of relationships, manipulative tactics unfurl like tendrils seeking to ensnare, control, or deceive partners, often sowing seeds of discord and disillusionment. The gravity of this issue reverberates through its capacity to inflict profound emotional turmoil, fracture the bedrock of trust, and corrode the very essence of relational vitality.


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How to Cite

Shen, C. (2024). Relationship Manipulations and Their Impact on Individuals’ Development. Journal of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, 34, 12-16.