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Surviving the Toxic Workplace: Protect Yourself Against Coworkers, Bosses, and Work Environments That Poison Your Day by Linnda Durre

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CHAPTER 32The Obsessives

The Missionary

The Food Faddist

The Paranoid

The Perfectionist

The Control Freak

The Critic

The Obsessives are characterized by some or all of the following characteristics: their attention to detail, compulsiveness, hoarding, perfectionism, and rigid persistence. They demand others to agree with them, do as they say, and comply with their wishes. They probably had controlling parents who demanded their children accept their belief system without question, and love was probably conditional, based on adherence and compliance to perfection. Obsessives usually have had some sort of trauma in their life. They may also have an addictive personality, which usually is accompanied by a physiology, metabolism, and thought process ...

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