Emotional Intelligence Can And Will Be Used Against You

August 30, 2016

emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a beautiful thing. When used with good intent, it helps us communicate better and learn how to respond to each other in more productive and harmonious ways. But when used for evil, it can be a powerful weapon in the hands of a master manipulator. And we all know one—or three.

Here are 10 ways emotional intelligence can be used against you by those who wield it maliciously—and how you can protect yourself against the potential fallout. (Originally shared on


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