Drama Triangle

Manipulative Behaviour

This post looks at some of the degrees of manipulative behaviour we exhibit in our everyday interactions, the comments we make, and the strategies we use; all of which are

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The Karpman Drama Triangle

This is a beautifully simple tool which helps to highlight the kind of manipulative interactions (games) which occur on a regular basis, whether consciously or unconsciously. It looks like this:

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Relax, Enjoy Yourself

06.30 E&M 60 mins. I found it difficult to get up this morning and I felt demotivated during the exercises. I wonder how it is possible to achieve consistency in

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Walking His Own Path

I return home today.  At the airport I said goodbye to Andy and to Kevin.  I had given Andy a couple of opportunities to get out of coming all the

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Verbalise My Feelings

Spent the afternoon preparing to put a hole in a wall with Karaj. Both of us felt fairly irritated this morning but, as usual, a little bit of manual labour

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Training Day: Games & Drivers

Games Victim Rescuer Persecutor All games involve interactions using at least two of these three roles. The fascinating aspect of such psychological games is that individuals can switch roles in

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