Skip to main content

Manipulative Games Women Play on Guys

  • Author:
  • Updated date:
Don't be her puppet on a string.

Don't be her puppet on a string.

How Women Manipulate Men

Have you ever noticed that women can be quite manipulative? Mothers, sisters, wives, girlfriends, lovers, and mistresses all know how to do it, but I would like to focus specifically on games that women play on their significant others.

So guys, pray to your Heavenly Father to always protect you from falling into the hands and lures of a perfect female manipulator because when you do, you might not be able to come out unscarred. Do you think you are a strong man? Just wait until you encounter her.

In this piece, I intend to come to men's rescue by pointing out those little ways in which they could be coming under manipulative attacks, even when they don't recognize it.

1. Praising

All of a sudden, she’s constantly praising you. In almost everything you do, you get the praise reward. And you know what? Your head starts to swoon, and you start thinking you are the greatest guy on earth.

It’s not like praising someone is bad. No, not at all. In fact, it is one of the most important ways of showing appreciation, and people love to be appreciated. But a close observer will find it peculiar that the praise frequency has increased. Hmmm. At such times, that is when I advise any sensible guy to watch out for it because that is usually when she will make a demand that you might not be able to turn down without feeling bad.

She's working and counting on this emotional angle. She knows it works effectively and so should you.

2. Crying

No one likes to see a crying or weeping woman, especially a very pretty woman you feel something for. It's really touching because she can appear to be so weak and defenseless. The manipulative woman knows this, and she’s more than ready to use it to her advantage once you give her the opportunity.

She knows how emotional you can get. Oh, you think men aren’t emotional? Take it from me; men are emotional, but they have been socially conditioned to hide their emotional side.

There’s only one way to stop a beautiful lady from crying, especially that lady who really means something to you: you give in.

You may not know it, but she is smiling inwardly. And believe it or not, mothers know how to effectively make use of this strategy the best!

3. Pet Names

Pet names are used to establish fondness and familiarity. Couples are known to use funny pet names with meanings only they can understand.

For the men, he may call his wife a pet name like “honey,” “darlin,” and many other meaningless stuff of that nature, but the bottom line is that it’s all mechanical to him. Nothing is seriously implied or intended except in the case of…you are supposed to know what I am driving at by now.

But to the woman, it is much more than that. She knows how to put her guy's pet name into valuable and rewarding use.

She has mastered how to coo his pet name in a very soft and gentle manner. She perfectly knows how to moan it into his ears. And all at once, the poor fella is standing at attention and alert like a dog waiting to heed to his master’s calling.

4. Touching

The power of the human touch should never be underestimated. You can transmit a wide range of varying information to the other person by simply touching them.

Scroll to Continue

Read More From Pairedlife

Where you touch a woman only shows what you have on your mind, and since we all know what many men have on their minds, we can agree that men are not at liberty to touch women, especially in the public where they are supposed to act like gentlemen. But women have this natural advantage in that they can touch a man, even in public, and only the man will know that this touch is very different.

A perfect female manipulator knows how to touch her guy and how long she will allow the touch to last while communicating her intent with her eyes. With this manipulative move, the guy will become helpless at her mercy!

5. Comparing

When she wants to get things done her way, she may try this comparing strategy. She won’t directly table her demands; rather, she will just tell you that you have done the same thing for her friends, neighbors, or some other person she knows. Don’t you get it? She’s telling you that she doesn’t want to be left out!

And you know what? It works!

It works because many people, especially men, don’t like to be compared to others. It can make someone boil inside when all your shortcomings are presented before you. You know it is going to be very bad if other women come out in public, and the only odd one out is your woman, and it is all because of you. You know it is not a good idea for a man to be known (even by many people who will never get to know him personally) as that stingy man who could not provide “such a simple thing” for his woman.

In adverse cases, some women are known to have even gone as far as suggesting and even going as far as helping other women to look “elsewhere” for solution/s to their "problems" thereby opening the door for all sorts of extramarital affairs, STDs and in some cases even divorce.

This is a great temptation on the man and so to prevent all that, he may just have to cave in.

6. Obedience and Submissiveness

The good book needn’t have specified that women should do this. Any woman who wants to get her way with her man knows that this is one of the most effective ways to get the man to bend to her wishes.

All a man wants is an obedient and submissive woman who will respect and shower him with love. He does not want a boss in the home.

When a woman shows obedience to her man, she increases her chance of getting whatever she wants from him through persuasion by tenfold.

Granted, some men know how to abuse a woman’s obedience and submissiveness, but that will be a subject for another article some other time.

how-women-manipulate-men

7. Avoiding

She may start getting you to notice her by avoiding you. You will notice that there is an inexplicable distance between the two of you, and you will start to wonder what it is you are not doing right anymore.

She knows what you are going through, and that’s exactly how she wants you to feel.

Normally, most people only value something when they are about to lose it. So by presenting herself in that manner, she is sending you the warning that you are about to lose her.

And if she happens to be your “one in a million,” then you are in real trouble. This silence can even lead to a serious emotional breakdown.

Therefore, playing this type of card in manipulation is often the most dangerous. This is because men, being highly visual, can easily lose attention because of the several distractions that they experience in the form of other women. He may just decide to avoid you, too, because he is incapable of handling the extra emotional burden that you have suddenly become. Worse still, he might stumble upon someone better than you in the process.

In the end, instead of getting him to come your way, you achieve the opposite by chasing him away, maybe even for good!

But that is not the problem for the perfect “mistress” of the game. She knows when to stop. She knows when and how to signal to the man that it was nothing but just “fronting.” She knows how to apologize without even saying the words, and most importantly, she knows how to use this new war front strategy of giving up to her advantage. This will invariably make the man ‘feel” powerful, but this will even make it easier for her to get him to acquiesce to her demands!

A perfect woman manipulator? Fear her!

8. Nagging and Bombarding

Many times, men complain that their wives or women are always nagging them. I know it could be a terrible burden for the man, and most times, the only way to get her to stop is by consenting to her verbal barrage.

Another form of nagging could come in the bombarding of the man’s life in whatever way she can. This bombarding could be in the form of constant phone calls, text messages, and emails.

She may keep on doing it until the man has no choice but to understand that she can be quite a pest.

In case you don’t know, nagging could be a weapon of obtaining what you want because the man is more than tired of hearing the same complaints, the same demands, the same old story…

But women also know that nagging could also invite a lot of trouble for them. It could also be one sure-fire way of getting the man to commit wife bashing and battery!

9. Seduction

This is one thing every woman knows how to do, and they have all the tools at their disposal to make things go their way—almost all the time.

Of course, the greatest weapon at their disposal is their luscious bodies.

Just by revealing some flesh here and there or by smooching the man heavily, women make men with red blood running through their veins lose total control, especially if the man has a history of lack of self-control.

There is a way she might give you that promising “under the eyelashes” look, and you get the lust-filled and tempting messages at once without you needing anybody to help you in figuring things out.

Women are able to succeed in this so well because they know that nature has cursed men with one severe affliction—an insatiable desire for sex! And seduction is usually the forerunner to sex.

So as long as the man believes he is going to get his fix at the end of the day, he might not care about whatever the woman is suggesting, even if it may appear absurd to him at some other time.

But for now, his whole body, mind and, soul are united and focused on one thing alone.

Ride on, baby; your wish is my command!

10. Sex

This is the ultimate one. Any woman who knows her way around this interesting topic will always know how to rein any man in.

This is simply because even if the man does not like you, he won’t be in such a haste to throw away the baby with the water. He will always want that girl who knows how to give it to him and that means…he will always come back.

This means the lady can always get a second chance to manipulate and subtly table her request repeatedly until it is done!

Last Word

A perfect female manipulator is an enigma to behold. She knows how to keep guys on her beck and call. Don’t blame her. She is able to do this so well because she has taken the time to study men and understand men's psychology so as to effectively code how they may react to different situations.

If you are a lady reading this and you think you have been found out, listen to me; you have no reason to panic. Just remember what I said earlier, most men don’t even know it when you are doing it to them. But, even if they know, they don’t give a damn.

And that’s usually because he knows that his reward for giving into your antics could be great in…da bed!

Questions & Answers

Question: Would you consider yourself a misogynist? And if not, how do you justify such an article?

Answer: I don't consider myself a misogynist. I consider myself as someone who just says it as it is. That's why I wrote such an article.

Question: What inspired you to "say it as it is" in this article? I applaud you for your honesty!

Answer: Thank you for appreciating my honesty.

The thing is that sometimes, it pains me a lot seeing some things some men actually do go through with in the hands of women, in terms of them being manipulated.

And it really hurts me so bad, that some of those men don't even see what is really going on, or how they themselves aid these women in manipulating them, either by their actions or inactions!

So this article is like a wake up call for such guys, if you like!

Question: I'm living with a man who exhibits many of the traits you have listed above - men are both capable of emotional manipulation?

Answer: You are absolutely correct.

Men are also capable of emotional manipulation.

Related Articles