Dealing With Toxic People: Tips From a Psychiatrist

Dealing With Toxic People: Tips From a Psychiatrist

What’s the best way to deal with toxic people? How can you get through to someone who only responds to toxic, negative emotions? We’ve all encountered toxic people in our lives: drama queens who blow things out of proportion, bullies who thrive on provocation, or narcissists who only look out for their best interests. Each type of toxic trait requires a different strategy, but the main thing to keep in mind is not to let their behavior rub off you. Keep reading for tips for dealing with toxic people.

The Art of Seduction: Book Overview (Robert Greene)

The Art of Seduction: Book Overview (Robert Greene)

What is Robert Greene’s The Art of Seduction about? What is the key message to take away from the book? In his book The Art of Seduction, Robert Greene offers insight into the psychology of attraction and provides a template for how to successfully entice lovers or devoted followers. According to Greene, we all want the power to seduce, whether we admit it or not. Below is a brief overview of The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene.

How to Seduce Someone: Create a Sense of Intrigue

How to Seduce Someone: Create a Sense of Intrigue

How do you seduce someone? Is there a universal seduction technique that works on everyone? According to Robert Greene, the author of The Art of Seduction, the first step to seducing someone is to lure your “victim” or target by creating an air of intrigue about you. By creating a sense of intrigue, you’ll make your target invested in finding out more about you. With this in mind, here’s how to seduce someone, according to Robert Greene.

Why Does He Do That?: Book Overview & Takeaways

Why Does He Do That?: Book Overview & Takeaways

What is the book Why Does He Do That? about? What are the main takeaways of the book? In Why Does He Do That?, Lundy Bancroft breaks down the motivations and logic behind abusive behavior so victims know how to defend themselves. Ultimately, Bancroft hopes that readers will use his book to better assert their own humanity and independence. Read below for a brief overview of the Why Does He Do That? book.

Competitive Relationships: Why Do We Have Them?

Competitive Relationships: Why Do We Have Them?

Why do we enter competitive relationships? Or, why do some of our relationships become competitive? According to author Luke Burgis, most of our desires aren’t actually our own. In his book Wanting, he uses the theory of “mimetic desire” to explain how we mimic what others want or have, which can unknowingly lead us into competitive relationships. Read on to learn the psychological reasons why we enter competitive relationships, according to Burgis.

Prince Harry’s Marriage to Meghan Markle: A Timeline

Prince Harry’s Marriage to Meghan Markle: A Timeline

Why is Prince Harry’s marriage to Meghan Markle so controversial? How did Harry and Meghan meet? In 2018, Prince Harry married American actress Meghan Markle and now has two children with her. However, as Harry points out in his book Spare, their marriage has been highly criticized by family members and the British press. Here’s a breakdown of Prince Harry’s marriage to Meghan, from an Instagram meet cute to living in California with their children.

Traits of Anti-Seducers: Don’t Be a Turn-Off

Traits of Anti-Seducers: Don’t Be a Turn-Off

What does Robert Greene mean by anti-seduction? What qualities does Greene describe as anti-seductive? As the name suggests, anti-seduction is the opposite of seduction—it’s behavior that people find repellent or off-putting. In other words, anti-seduction is being what people call a “turn-off.” Keep reading to learn about the major qualities of anti-seducers, according to Robert Greene.

4 Myths About Abuse: Debunking the Lies

4 Myths About Abuse: Debunking the Lies

What are some myths about abuse? Is domestic abuse intentional or are abusers victims as well? Domestic abuse is a serious issue that many people don’t know they’re a victim of. In Why Does He Do That?, Lundy Bancroft dispels common misconceptions about abuse that people should be aware of. Continue reading to learn the myths people believe about domestic abuse and why they’re not real.

The Human Connection: What We All Have in Common

The Human Connection: What We All Have in Common

What is the center point of the human connection? What do all humans have in common? In Self-Compassion, Kristin Neff says that engaging in self-compassion means being aware that the pain you feel is the same pain others feel during hard times. Recognizing suffering as a connection point bonds you to all human beings. Keep reading to learn what connects human beings on a grounded level.