Passive aggression is a form of emotional abuse – we’ve covered that in this blog before. However, in a family setting where passive aggression is the norm, how much do you know about how it affects your children? When children are treated with passive-aggressive behavior, it is in fact a way of being treated with […]
Passive Aggressive Attachment
What is a passive aggressive attachment? Passive aggressive behavior from a husband is not a reaction to the present wife or the present relationship; rather, it is a learned model of interpersonal attachment, wired in a person’s brain early in life. It is a pattern learned from the interaction with the mother or caretaker, who […]
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 again. If you expected that childhood wounds would be automatically cured by getting married […]
Emotional needs rooted in intimacy
This article is part 1 of a series of 3 articles from our upcoming book, “ Escaping The Sexless Marriage: A Practical Manual to Bring Back Intimacy and Trust into a Passive Aggressive Marriage” Attachment and the emotional bonds we establish as children carry on as we develop into adults. The way in which […]
Living with a too controlling partner? Want a solution?
Tired of living with a controlling partner? This morning a delightful young woman taking care of my broken cell phone confided that she was going through a rough patch, “with my fiancee controlling everything I do…he accuses me of infidelity each time I need to leave for work…and he knows we need my income!” Admiring […]