What You’re Saying When You Give Someone the Silent Treatment - Deepstash
The silent treatment

Silent treatment comes in many forms: social isolation, stonewalling, ghosting. Research suggests two in three individuals have used the silent treatment against someone else.

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What You’re Saying When You Give Someone the Silent Treatment

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Ostracism is not new. Ancient Greeks expelled threats to democracy for ten years. Religions push individuals aside: Catholics call it ex-communication, Judaism calls it herem, the Amish practice Me...

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People use silent treatment because they get away with it without looking abusive to others. It is very effective in making a specific person feel bad. It is controlling and preven...

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Humans are wired to reciprocate social cues. Ignoring someone goes against our nature, and the perpetrator feels forced to justify their actions to keep on doing it. They end up in...

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Say out loud the exact amount of time you'll be taking a break from the conflict, with a timeline for when you'll pick the conversation back up.

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