In Sheep's Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People

  • 4h 43m 31s
  • George K. Simon
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2011

Dr. George K. Simon knows how people push your buttons: your children—especially teens—are experts at it, as is your mate. A coworker may quietly undermine your efforts while professing to be helpful, or your boss may prey on your weaknesses. Manipulative people have two goals: to win and to look good doing it. Too often, those they abuse are only vaguely aware of what is happening to them.

In this Audiobook

  • introduction Covert-Aggression: the Heart of Manipulation
  • chapter 1 Aggressive and Covert-Aggressive Personalities
  • chapter 2 The Determination to Win
  • chapter 3 The Unbridled Quest for Power
  • chapter 4 The Penchant for Deception and Seduction
  • chapter 5 Fighting Dirty
  • chapter 6 The Impaired Conscience
  • chapter 7 Abusive, Manipulative Relationships
  • chapter 8 The Manipulative Child
  • chapter 9 Recognizing the Tactics of Manipulation and Control
  • chapter 10 Redefining the Terms of Engagement
  • epilogue Undisciplined Aggression in a Permissive Society