Defensiveness. It is the response to protect the self from a PERCEIVED ATTACK (at times, it might indeed be a criticism).
It is quick.
It is often automatic.
But it doesn’t resolve our conflict, nor does it bring us closer to our friends, partners, or other key people in our life.
This episode focuses on answering a listener’s voicemail question – How to respond to their partner’s defensiveness!
The following is discussed:
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