How Manipulative Are You Quiz

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How Manipulative Are You Quiz

It is normal for people in relationships to experience problems and challenges from time to time. And being manipulated is one of the few problems one might experience while in a relationship.

Manipulative people attack the mental and emotional sides of their partner to exploit them for their gains. ‘How manipulative are you’ quiz will determine whether you’re a manipulator poised to take advantage of people or not.

Questions Excerpt

1. What do you do, when a colleague owes you money and pretends not to remember?

A. I send them an invoice that is far higher than the actual amount

B. I ask directly

C. I lead the colleague into thinking that I’m going through financial troubles

2. Do you often feel that you end up making other people guilty?

A. Yes

B. No

C. Yes but not on purpose

3. Are you someone that always has to be in control?

A. Yes, I am

B. No, not at all

C. There are times when I need to be

4. How did you persuade your parents to get you a gift as a child?

A. I would give them a hug and a kiss before asking them

B. I pestered them continually

C. I cried my heart out

5. Do you follow through with your promises?

A. Not usually

B. Yes, at all times

C. I try my best

6. How long did your last relationship last?

A. 1-3 weeks

B. 7-10 months

C. 1 - 2 months

7. Are you constantly trying to defend and explain yourself?

A. Always

B. Never

C. Once in a while

8. What’s your relationship strategy?

A. I seek out relationships with people who will give me what I want

B. I like to be truthful and sincere in my approach

C. I like to be able to help them while they also help me

9. Are you an honest person?

A. I don’t think so

B. Always

C. For the most part

10. How often do you blame others when things go south?

A. Very often, as it’s always somebody’s fault

B. If it’s my fault, I’ll take responsibility for it

C. Sometimes

11. When you want someone to do something for you, how do you ask?

A. I subtly hint until they offer

B. I ask them directly and politely

C. I make them feel sorry for me so they'll do it

12. How do you react when someone criticizes you?

A. I deflect the criticism back onto them

B. I accept it and consider how I can improve

C. I play the victim to make them feel bad

13. If you are in a disagreement, what is your strategy?

A. I use facts and logic to make my point

B. I change the subject to avoid confrontation

C. I try to make the other person doubt their own opinions

14. How do you handle it when you don't get your way?

A. I find a compromise that works for both parties

B. I sulk or withdraw to make others feel guilty

C. I plot a different strategy to get what I want later

15. What do you do if someone shares a secret with you?

A. I keep it to myself, respecting their trust

B. I use the information to my advantage discreetly

C. I share it with others to gain favor or leverage


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