We encounter all the time with some personalities who do not find a clear explanation for their behavior with us, which makes us confused about what they are inside of us towards us. Tamer Shalaby, a body language expert, explained in his talk to “The Seventh Day” several signs that the person in front of you is following the method of emotional blackmail in order to get close to you and seize everything he wants from you.
First: the way of greeting and peace
The way of greeting and peace is one of the first indicators and clear signs of emotional blackmail. If you set limits for a person, but you find him when he sees you prolonging the time of peace and welcoming you, and he does it with exaggerated heat, this person often wants to woo you in one way or another and tries to get closer to you.
Secondly, focus on you very much
Whether in what you say or do or even publish on social networking sites, you find the blackmailer follows every big and small thing you have, and tries to tell you his point of view and interprets your actions in an exaggerated way about others, as he agrees with you in everything you do in order to gain your trust in him, and he can get close to you Easily, which the body language expert emphasized that at the time he is an uncomfortable character, and must be put to the test if we really intend to enter him in our lives.
Signs of emotional blackmail
Third: fascination without justification
One of the most important signs that you fall into emotional blackmail is a trap that a person sets for you, which is that he is always fascinated by everything you do without justification and exaggerated, and he delays his reactions in order to know what you were going to do until his reaction matches your aspirations and what you want Exactly, so that he can get close to you easily.
The body language expert also put several tips when dealing with the person who is blackmailing us emotionally, which is to monitor his actions and that he is with us only, or is he a person by nature friendly and interested in everyone around him, in addition to putting him under tests permanently to make sure that what he does is really love and not a representation to achieve Objects inside him, but if he fails the tests, shocking responses must be taken by embarrassing him, closing the ambiguous doors in his direction, and never allowing him to use us to achieve what he has.