Are lawyers manipulative in relationships?

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Yes. Every single one.

Also all doctors are arrogant and politicians are liars and athletes are cheaters.

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Interesting generalization

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I think profession is less important than the person. I am married to a lawyer, he really loves to recreationally argue. He is also devoted to being a great father to our kids. And, they are (usually) going to be smart and ambitious. So, don’t generalize by type, find the best fit for you.

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Thanks VP

I have been in a relationship with a lawyer would was very manipulative and would try to "lawyer" me during arguments. Just be cautious and stand your ground to know when somebody is gaslighting you, lawyer or not

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Why you asking OP?

Consultants seriously are the worst - self involved cheaters who bang whoever is on their current project, and always whining that they aren’t paid “what they are worth.” Avoid consultants like the f*ing plague.

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It’s a very broad generalization. It might vary by the type of law (litigators are probably different than immigration attorney personalities). My husband is an intellectual property attorney and ultimately more of a nerd. He used to use his attorney mojo in me if we were arguing but I knew what that looks like so I shut it down.

But age, background, etc. have as much to do with their approach to people and relationships more than the career.

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