• Concealing aggressive intentions and behaviors.
• Knowing the psychological of the victim to determine what tactics are likely to be the most effective. vulnerabilities
• Having a sufficient level of ruthlessness to have no qualms about causing harm to the victim.
Posted in Abuser tactics, behavior |
Tagged aggressive, covert, Dr. George Simon, George K. Simon, George Simon, harm, intentions, manipulator, passive aggressive, psychological manipulation, relational, ruthless, tactics, victim |
Dr. George Simon, author of (See book cover in the sidebar!) In Sheep’s Clothing—Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People
“A manipulative person … is a covertly aggressive personality.”
“You ask a manipulator a direct question, you rarely get a direct answer.”
Stonewallers, whether sociopaths or not, are seriously disturbed communicators. Their indifference to the stonewalled party’s experience can be chilling. Their stonewalling often reflects character pathology, in which case they won’t change—they will always be stonewallers.
Click here to read the article by Steve Becker, LCSW • Lovefraud.com
A Sociopathic Favorite
What is Stonewalling?
Stonewalling or The Silent Treatment
Posted on October 15, 2012 |
Tagged abuse, passive aggressive, personality disorder, psychological manipulation, psychopath, psychopathy, silent treatment, Sociopath, Steve Becker, stone wall, stonewall, stonewalled, stonewaller, stonewalling, strategy |