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What defensive communication style do you adopt to change interpersonal relations?

Change: love it, hate it, want it, resist it; want it on our terms, at our pace . . . We all react differently, and our own reactions will vary depending on the circumstances, mood and people we’re interacting with. When we’re triggered, our communication style can become defensive, whether in a passive, passive-aggressive or […]


Communication styles: when our defense mechanisms lead us into trouble and strife. What style are you and how assertive can you be?

  Our style of communication develops at an early age when we adopt defense mechanisms that we feel protect us from harm and punishment. This learning reflects our personality, self-esteem and it is adopted from our environment. In our adulthood these styles become instinctive defense mechanisms, conscious or unconscious modus operandi, and they rarely work… […]