Saying Thank You to a Passive Aggressive Husband?

Could your passive aggressive husband's opposition serve you? In this week, we feel grateful...many people believe it feels good to acknowledge when things go well. To say thank you when people help you or are nice to you.  To express when you … [Read more...]

Having both: Crisis and Resilience in our lives?

Crisis and Resilience go together...and we learn best under duress! We all go through rough periods, when we feel that being under duress, and responding to unexpected pressures coming from all angles drive us crazy....All the time the crisis is on … [Read more...]

People Securely Attached Enjoy Happier Lives

Loving Woman Embracing Man From Behind At Home

How does a secure attachment connect with happier lives? It appears that there are proven relationships between kinds of attachment, human needs satisfaction, and well-being or distress. It is possible that individuals with attachment security … [Read more...]

Do you Ignore, Suffer, or Confront Passive Aggressive Behavior?

  What is Best: Ignore, Suffer or Confront 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 … [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...]