Definition of Manipulation:
Controlling someone or something to your own advantage, often unfairly or dishonestly

Synonyms of Manipulation:
Exploit, contrive, engineer, finagle, influence, maneuver, machinate, plot, scheme, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.Readers are encouraged to click external links for more detail. We hope you find them helpful.

Love in fellowship.


Without understanding our motives, we can easily lapse into behavior aimed at manipulating others. Manipulative behavior is almost always selfish behavior. The best way to avoid being manipulative is to be ourselves at all times. –Walk In Dry Places | More…


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