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Are You Being Manipulated By Your Significant Other?

Being in an abusive relationship is never easy. Lisa Aronson Fontes, a psychology researcher at the University of Massachusetts Amherst explains how you significant other can brainwash you. She told the Business Insider the term is "perspecticide." This word means: "The incapacity to know what you know." Fontes explained that in an abusive or controlling relationship, the abuser changes the way the victim thinks. Everything in that relationship is defined by the abuser and that is what makes the relationship so toxic..

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