The Emotion Machine

How to Communicate Your Feelings Without Becoming an Emotional Manipulator

Steven Handel

PREVIEW

It’s important to be open and honest when you communicate your feelings to others, but we also have to be careful not to turn ourselves into “emotional manipulators.”

Too often we believe that merely speaking our feelings (“That makes me angry!” or “That makes me sad!”) should be enough to change people’s behaviors and get what we want out of them...

Book Cover for "How to Communicate Your Feelings Without Becoming an Emotional Manipulator"

PREVIEW

It’s important to be open and honest when you communicate your feelings to others, but we also have to be careful not to turn ourselves into “emotional manipulators.”

Too often we believe that merely speaking our feelings (“That makes me angry!” or “That makes me sad!”) should be enough to change people’s behaviors and get what we want out of them...