Perhaps it’s a colleague, friend, parent, or partner.
Whichever the case, you’ve landed here because you’re dealing with a manipulator and want to push back.
Are there tricks?
How do you recognize one?
For that matter, what makes manipulative people the way they are?
What about ghosting (the act of cutting off all communication without warning)?
Does that get them off your back?
Get comfortable because we’ve got answers.