Who's Pulling Your Strings?

  • by Harriet Braiker
  • Narrated by Kate Reading
  • 4 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Millions of people, both men and women, can become involved in relationships with manipulators, people who control through emotional manipulation, insults, and mind games. These "toxic" relationships erode self-esteem and make life miserable for the victim. Whether the manipulator is a relative, a spouse or romantic partner, a boss, coworker, or subordinate, or even a trusted friend or advisor, Dr. Harriet B. Braiker, best-selling author of The Disease to Please, shows you how to break this damaging cycle for good.Who's Pulling Your Strings? will help you end a current destructive relationship, understand how it occurred, and prevent you from ever getting involved in a manipulative relationship again. Using revealing self-assessment quizzes, action plans, and how-to exercises, Dr. Braiker empowers you to:

Recognize the signs of a manipulative relationship
Spot manipulators and their typical ways of operating
Assess your own vulnerability to manipulation
Identify the 7 main "Head Games" manipulators play
Utilize effective resistance tactics against manipulator's efforts
Transform yourself from a "soft" to a "hardened" target
Extricate yourself from manipulative relationships that do not change
Protect yourself from falling prey to manipulators' control in the future
Stop others from pulling your strings once and for all With insight, compassionate advice, and self-affirming strategies, Dr. Braiker helps you end any manipulative relationship and regain control of your life, starting right now.

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Customer Reviews

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perfect

narration very clear. slightly robotic but was fine. good length of book. listening for a second time.....

repetitive storyline but very effective in repeating the same problem and solutions in varying formats. works for me.

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- TW

very insightful

it was spot on with everything that I have seen in my own life. Great
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- Earl Fox

Book Details

  • Release Date: 28-02-2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education