By Emerald O’Brien
The Nine Grooming Tactics Con Artists use to gain control of a “target” include: Jealousy and possessiveness, Insecurity, Intimidation, Anger, Accusations, Flattery, Status, Bribery and Control. Once teens can recognize the specific tactics that groomers use to manipulate their targets they can more easily detect and avoid the “players.”
Expressions of jealousy and other difficult feelings are normal from time to time but they are used by a con artist to manipulate. These tactics are unhealthy in any relationship. You should never be pushed into a relationship that you’re not ready for.
You need to develop […]