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Menacing is an art form perfected by Cluster B people who tend to exhibit anti-social, Machiavellian, and Dark Triad or Malignant Narcissist natures. Teaching youngsters how to menace first by terrorizing them at home, conformist children tend to perfect their bullying skills by targeting emotionally sensitive siblings as well as clearly non-aggressive youngsters they practice targeting and harming during their earliest years on playgrounds and in schoolyards.

Very seldom will a human being who bullies during their adulthood show any sort of forensic history that does not include having themselves been bullied or witnessed others being socially accosted during their earliest years when their self-identity and consciousness were forming.

Menacing behaviors are riddled with implied physical and social threats a person who menaces strives to project.

A person commits the crime of menacing is just that — a criminal, in the truest social, legal, and moral sense. People who — by word, gesture, or implied conduct –intentionally attempts to place another person into a provoked state of heightened duress strive to elicit a fear response from their self-selected abuse targets.  fear of imminent serious physical injury. (2)Menacing is a Class A misdemeanor.

Victims of people who menace will tell you that the fear of imminent serious bodily injury or death is biologically distressing beyond all civic measures.

Menacing is a Class A misdemeanor. in the United States and most countries that have civilized government structures. However, to prove someone is being menacing6 towards a preferred scapegoat or Narcissistic Rivalry inspired target can be a bit tricky.

If you are the victim of someone who stalks, for instance, chances are the Stalker exhibits pattern behavior that can easily be perceived by a target. However, if they are truly Machiavellian and stalking with a vendetta agenda — as opposed to a simple erotomania (delusion based) fixation, the chances of them striving to menace in public view where the target knows they are being threatened or ridiculed but no one outside of the victim or the victim’s social circle is ever aware or even knows.

There are various ways to menace from physical intimidation to making veiled or implied credible threats.

Threats to physically harm a target (coupled with the Abuser choosing to present themselves in ways that are both all-powerful, socially supported by gaslighting Flying Monkeys) are the most common form of menacing7, but those who strive to socially dominate while they aggress typically use a wide variety of covert and overt menacing8 tactics and methods.

For instance, a menacing9 ex may threaten to reveal revenge porn photos if their estranged romantic victim refuses to hide abuse or to pay them. An obsessed ex hell-bent on socially and financially destroying their former spouse or lover might choose to lie to their new romantic conquest and claim they were abused by a partner who figured out they were nothing more than a Love Fraud Predator.

By manufacturing triangulation (lying about a target in order to ensure they are never believed about being abused and that they are left socially isolated, reeling from the physical, emotional, psychological, and most oftentimes financial abuse with little to no social or spiritual support whatsoever), social predators are able to thrive personally simply because they are effective LIARS.

Fearing a bully who physically threatens causes victims to suffer enormous physical distress, oftentimes leaving them in stress-illness induced, life-threatening health care crises.

But fearing a person who lies so effectively that they can sadistically abuse a target clandestinely, then blame the victim, and themselves be shown an outpouring of sympathy and social support for having pretended effectively to be victimized and abused by an innocent, persecuted party does damage to the soul and spirit of a person menaced that is so traumatic, it is difficult if not impossible to describe.

Menacing10 behaviors include any and all combinations of the following, displayed situationally or as a pervasive description of a Cluster B person’s posturing and socially aggressive nature. A person who engages in a course of conduct may display one or more of the following questionably legal, deplorable behaviors at home, in public, in private with an abuse victim, or at a social institution like a school, college, university, medical facility, or workplace:

  • Direct or indirect threats of harm or injury
  • Words or gestures which create a reasonable fear of harm or injury
  • Prolonged or frequent shouting which creates a reasonable fear of harm or injury
  • Stalking an individual
  • Unwelcome physical contact
  • Slapping, punching, striking, pushing, or otherwise physically attacking a person
  • Throwing, punching, or otherwise handling objects in an aggressive manner

If words, gestures, threatening facial expressions, body posturing, or graphic images are used to bully via electronic means, understand the person who menaces is highly Machiavellian, socially dangerous, and likely to display a violent or pervasively aggressive social nature.

If they post links and images designed to provoke or bait a target into feeling threatened, humiliated, insecure about their own looks/career/ persona/worth et cetera… understand they are an incredibly toxic kind of socially predatory, self-aggrandizing person.  Namely, someone who would go out of their way to lie to their own social support network with the express intent of conning them into abusing their rivals by proxy for no other reason than they desire to aggress.

Resist the urge to under-report or to under-document when and if you feel threatened or menaced. Record any incidents you can, screen capture full-screen photo images of veiled threats or electronic harassment, and be sure to let your local authorities know when and if you feel you have been targeted.

Menacing11 people are typically vertical thinkers, socially aggressive, and have Cluster B personality types. Keep yourself safe by learning how to spot and avoid such individuals, especially those who charm and gaslight their own friends and family to hide the very real fact that every day they secretly choose to take great pride in their ability to frighten, harm, or socially terrorize other people.

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