Getting hooked into a drama happens quickly, especially in close relationships. The following article will help you understand the different roles played and how to step out of the cycle altogether.
Stephen Karpman has first described the drama triangle in an article in 1968. The model shows the three positions people often taken in an interaction: the victim, the persecutor and the rescuer.[Tweet “Get out of drama…”]
The situation usually starts with a person taking the role of a victim or a persecutor. Once the bait is out, other people are lured into playing the game and take on other roles. The game then continues by the two (or three) players switching roles: the victim turns into the rescuer, the rescuer switches to persecutor or the rescuer becomes a victim exclaiming: I just wanted to help! [Read more…] about Drama Triangle And How To Avoid It