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How To Tell If Your Partner Is An Emotional Manipulator

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    Looking for real talk about the most important relationships in your life? Who isn't! YourTango is our go-to destination for cathartic love advice, sexy tips, brave personal essays, and an amazing network of experts who solve our trickiest dilemmas. Whether you're single, married, divorced, or in-between, the online magazine is not afraid to cover the stuff we all think, but don't say out loud. (Also, the articles and hilarious memes on their Facebook page bring tears to our eyes!)
    By Patty Blue Hayes

    Reminder: You are the keeper of your emotions.

    If you feel drained and confused after interacting with someone, and just can't determine exactly why, you might be dealing with an emotional manipulator. After all, they're all around us, waiting to get their next fix of perceived power and control.

    Click through to see if they exhibit these six typical relationship behaviors that can leave you feeling like there's something wrong with you.

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