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Am I being manipulative?

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Fruiteater

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My anxiety causes me to constantly phone relatives for reassurance and I seek constant confirmation of their responses.

I am often told I am manipulative.

Is this manipulative behaviour/selfish?
 
ScaredCat

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I don't think it is manipulative. It is just the form of your anxiety.
 
greenfairy

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I wouldn't say it's manipulative. As ScaredCat said,just a facet of your anxiety.I've done this in the past when I've been anxious as well. x
 
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detectivelil

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It is not manipulative. Nor is it selfish. It is part of your anxiety. I am the same.

Has the person who is saying this to you been in a bad relationship before?
 
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