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Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse; Recognizing and Escaping Bullying, Manipulation and Pathological Behavior

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Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse; Recognizing and Escaping Bullying, Manipulation and Pathological Behavior

Some people may have narcissist tendencies and will quietly manipulate people so they get what they want, the perceived power positions. Groups tend to conform, the manipulator or leader - even in supposed leaderless groups -will dominate, suppress, ignore even humiliate anyone they see as knowledgeable/or does not conform to the "group norm." You can look at your own group; when anyone speaks up, is it held? Is it ignored, is it projected on, does it get met with jealousy? Is it dismissed, sidetracked and is the person managed by someone in the group? Why don't others WAKE UP to how people are being managed as if in an abusive family environment? That is the Bigger Question. Silence implies consent.

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