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A Hijackal®–a relentlessly difficult person–can make you feel crazy and make you second-guess yourself.
I can help you take back your power and your sanity, and…


  • Know you’re not to blame

  • Experience joy and freedom again

  • Understand why you feel alienated

  • Rebuild your self-esteem

  • Feel safe and anxiety-free

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“Hijackals™” is a term coined by me, Dr. Rhoberta Shaler for “people who hijack relationships, for their own purposes, while relentlessly scavenging them for power, status, and control.”

We think of them as difficult people…at a minimum. I think they fall into the category of chronically and relentlessly difficult people! Everyone has trouble with them at some time, and those at home have trouble with them most of the time.

Is this sounding familiar?  You may be with a Hijackal.

Knowing clinical terms for what might be going on with your partner, ex, parent, or adult child doesn’t really help you when you’re dealing with the relationship daily.   That’s why I created the term, Hijackals.

I help their partners, ex’s, adult children, and co-workers name, see, and recover from what has been–and is–crazy-making behavior and interaction. That’s why I removed the psychological labels and made clear the pool of traits from which Hijackals drink!
My latest ebook,  Escaping the Hijackal Trap: The Truth About Hijackals & Why They’re Crazy-Making, is available on Amazon to download immediately.

People with chronic passive-aggressive behaviors are Hijackals. You can get insights and strategies for dealing with those behaviors in my books,  The Hijackal Trap: Passive-Aggressive Edition.  and Stop! That’s Crazy-Making! How to Quit Playing the Passive-Aggressive Game.  You’ll find lots of new insights, skills, and strategies that you can try immediately.

Get answers you need quickly by watching my videos on YOUTUBE HERE.

If you are ready to get to work on your relationship, let’s have a quick chat and talk about your situation –  book a consultation with me HERE. 

I look forward to speaking with you soon.

Dr. Rhoberta Shaler, The Relationship Help Doctor
Rhoberta Shaler, PhD
The Relationship Help Doctor

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