#Hijackals--all people with narcissistic, sociopathic, anti-social tendencies--love to manipulate with emotional facts. Help today to recognize and refute them. Tips for empowering responses!
HIGHLIGHTS OF TODAY'S EPISODE:
- Where the term, "emotional facts," is used
- How emotional facts demonstrate narcissistic projection
- How emotional facts are related to the Impostor Syndrome
- Emotional facts are part of the "all or nothing" thinking of #Hijackals
- Bill Eddy's definition of emotional facts
- How mirror neurons fit into the emotional facts discussion
- Six steps to defusing the fog of emotional facts coming in your direction
Underhanded and manipulative, so-called "emotional facts" are used freely by #Hijackals--relentlessly difficult, toxic people like narcissists, borderlines, anti-socials--to frustrate, confuse, and blame. (You'll notice the same in #Hijackal attorneys.) You need to recognize emotional facts. Learn to question and refute them quickly. Tips for empowering responses here, too. Hijackals® use emotional facts to suggest possible dire outcomes for something that is unlikely to happen. It's crazy-making! But, so is much of what #Hijackals do each day!
Emotional facts are also a tactic for getting others to make hasty decisions based on fear. Have you noticed how much they enjoy pushing that agenda.
I give you six steps to communicating with a person who is in the throes of presenting emotional facts, and they work well. Let me know how they worked for you.