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What makes people enter into and stay in toxic relationships for much too long?

Turns out that there are seven specific traits that belong to people who form the perfect personality model that attracts manipulators.

These traits include: conscientiousness, empathy, cooperativeness, optimism, fear of failure, attachment, and sentimentalism.

The list is by no means exhausted but it is enough to give us a feel for the person who falls for the promises spun by a highly problematic partner, whether in business or private life.

Now, these traits are fine to possess in a neutral to positive social context, meaning when you are surrounded by kind and benevolent people who are not set at exploiting these traits in you for their personal gain. …

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