How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal With People Who Try to Control You Does this sound like someone you know? Always needs to be right Tells you who you are and what you think Implies that you're wrong or inadequate when you don't agree Is threatened by people different from him- or herself Feels attacked when questioned Doesn't seem to really hear or see you If any of the traits above sound familiar, help is on the way! In 'Controlling People', bestselling author Patricia Evans ('The Verbally Abusive Relationship') tackles the "controlling personality," and reveals why and how these people try to run other people's lives. She also explains the compulsion that makes them continue this behavior-even as they alienate others and often lose those they love. AUTHOR: Patricia Evans is the founder of the Evans Interpersonal Communications Institute in Alamo, CA. She conducts workshops across the country, and has made numerous media appearances. Her first book, 'The Verbally Abusive Relationship', was praised by Newsweek as "groundbreaking."