126 How to Tame a Jerk and Outwit a Manipulator

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“The way you treat yourself will set the standard for others” — Unknown

Jerky’esque behavior is rampant these days. Shocker (not).
Rude, jerky, manipulative behaviors are dysfunctional coping skills learned and practiced over their lifetime and were born from their family of origin.

It’s time to take your Happy back! Hold firm to your boundaries and be treated with respect.

Today, we dive into how the bad behavior interferes with you, show you the patterns & cycles the manipulator (&jerk) will go through when you stand firm, and what the most important thing you need to know is so that you can tame that jerk, and outwit that manipulator.

What you’ll hear on today’s episode:

  • Why boundaries are so hard to hold
  • How you are impacted
  • The games a Jerk may play
  • The dance manipulators use
  • What is an extinction
  • What is a behavioral burst and what does it look like
  • Free at last
  • Hold yourself accountable, and hold yourself in Grace

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