Do you Confront, Ignore or Suffer Passive Aggressive Behavior?

  What is best: confront, or ignore passive aggressive behavior? Here is really the obnoxious situation that spouses complain about: the moment when you realize that your partner is avoiding going along with you using some passive aggressive … [Read more...]

Passive Aggression as a Defensive Skill?

Why using a defensive skill in a personal relationship? I now think passive aggression behavior is selected to be used as a defensive skill to protect against a controlling parent or person from the past. The child, unable to leave, or to confront, … [Read more...]

Late Divorce and Passive Aggression: are they connected?

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Looking at the link between late divorce and passive aggression There are two pieces of information I'm connecting. Many times, when one of our readers decide to leave the site, she offers her answer to the "Why are you leaving this site?" … [Read more...]

Time to raise your inner child?

If no one signed up to raise your inner child, it's time to do it yourself... Almost all our couple fights, here and now, are eerie reincarnations of childhood dramas of abandonment, lack of love, missing apppreciation...that recurr over and over … [Read more...]

Learn How to Use Logic Over Emotions, to Negotiate With Him

Use Logic Over Emotions to Negotiate Better? Women firmly believe that communication in a couple works when we share what we feel. In our female to female conversations, what happens is that the other person feels invited to share also her feelings. … [Read more...]