Tag Archives: avoidance

Let’s get defensive

We all know the term, and we all have experienced it—both in ourselves and in others—but I want to suggest that getting to understand ourselves better also involves a better understanding about why we get defensive. Why is a far … Continue reading

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Emotionally Camouflaged Language

“After that, the weekend was a nightmare.” “I’ve invested too much at this point to leave.” “It is going to require a great deal of purging before a resolution occurs.” In the three examples above, zero in on the words … Continue reading

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