Category Archives: Co-worker Relationships

Relationship Help: Do You Have a Crazy-Making Partner or Co-Worker?

Relationship Help: Do You Have a Crazy-Making Partner or Co-Worker?

Do you have a partner, boss or co-worker who you would often–operant word, often–describe as crazy-making?  Does s/he frequently seem to give with one hand and grab it back with the other? This can be a description of the emotional and verbal behavior of a passive-aggressive person. My friend, Brenda, was telling me about her…

Relationship Help: Got boundaries? Or, faultfinding down to an art?

Some people have been carefully trained to be faultfinders. They look for the problems, the inadequacies, the not-quite-good-enoughs, and the less-than-perfects…and pounce! Fault is often the first thing out of their mouths. You might know one or two such folks.  Maybe, you’re related to one? Or, married to one?  Or, do you have faultfinding down…

Relationship Help: Rage. You don’t have to live with it.

Rage! That’s different from simple anger. It is another class of upheaval.  Rage is defined as “violent and uncontrolled anger.”  A whole other class.  And, no one needs to live with it, neither the Rager nor the recipient. The operant difference between anger and rage is the violence and the lack of control.  We all…

Relationship Help: Making excuses is inexcusable

Anticipating a new client in my counseling practice today, I came in early. Preparing for her arrival, I was reflecting on what little I knew about her, yet understanding how great her need was to begin the process of unwrapping and unpacking things that were standing in the way of moving on with life and…

Recover from a passive aggressive relationship

How to Recover from A Passive Aggressive Relationship

One thing that certainly comes near to the top of the list of relationship problems that are uncovered in my sessions with clients is passive-aggressive behavior. Sometimes, it is hard to see it clearly, but it is never difficult to feel its effects. In this three part series, you will get insights about: How to Recognize a Passive-Aggressive Person; How to Respond to a Passive-Aggressive Person and finally, How to Recover from a Passive-Aggressive Person.

Alienated By Love? You're Not Alone!

How to Recover from A Passive-Aggressive Person

One thing that certainly comes near to the top of the list of relationship problems that are uncovered in my sessions with clients is passive-aggressive behavior. Sometimes, it is hard to see it clearly, but it is never difficult to feel its effects. In this three part series, you will get insights about: How to Recognize a Passive-Aggressive Person; How to Respond to a Passive-Aggressive Person and finally, How to Recover from a Passive-Aggressive Person.

How Can I Respond to a Passive-Aggressive Person

Responding to Passive Aggressive people

Respond to a Passive Aggressive Person Effectively

In an earlier blog post, I wrote about 'How to Recognize a Passive Aggressive Person," and now the next stop is what to do with the relationship you have with them. There is no question that it will be somewhere between mildly frustrating and passionately infuriating!

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