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They might also try to force you out of your comfort zone to make you feel vulnerable and reliant on them for guidance.
I started to see how they used me as characters in their own story, where the story they told about themselves was more important than my own story.
If the manipulation is bordering on harassment or threats, you can always take your complaints to a senior authority in your organization.
Manipulative people are those who disguise their interests as your interests.