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...]

What Valentine can you give your passive aggressive husband? go figure!

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  When we first are in love, we see only the positive aspects of our loved one.... As time goes on, you will find yourself focusing more on some negative behaviors, behaviors that we feel "need improvement." Here is the risk:  that path leads to … [Read more...]

How to Heal Damage from a Passive Aggressive Relationship

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  This is my Xmas message, and I want to be sure you get an inspiring message from here! Being in a passive aggressive marriage slowly chips away at important parts of your self-esteem. Why not using the end of the year as an opportunity to make a … [Read more...]