How to Change Passive Aggressive Behavior
Is there a passive aggressive person in your life? A child, friend, colleague, supervisor, spouse, relative, teacher or other person who makes you feel like you are on an emotional roller coaster–friendly one day, but then full of unspoken hostility the next?
If so, chances are good that you are interacting with someone who uses passive aggression as their primary means of expressing anger. What exactly does that mean? And what can you do about it? Click the links to see my recent posts on Psychology Today about how to recognize passive aggressive behavior and how to change it in the long term.
To cut and paste the original links, see below:
What is passive aggression?: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/passive-aggressive-diaries/202006/changing-passive-aggressive-behavior
6 steps for changing passive aggressive behavior: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/passive-aggressive-diaries/202006/6-steps-changing-passive-aggressive-behavior#_=_