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Don’t Be A Passive-Aggressive Person

  • Recognize your own passive-aggressive tendencies which can arise when you are overworked or stressed out.
  • Try not to use sarcasm as a defence mechanism to anyone who is not according to how you feel.
  • Be curious about others and give out real, sincere compliments.
  • Don’t avoid people with whom you are upset or angry.
  • Don’t procrastinate on stuff you avoid, like a difficult conversation.
  • Instead of moving into your shell, be in the open and talk about how you feel.

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Passive-Aggressive Behaviour

Passive-Aggressive Behaviour

Passive-Aggressive behaviour is a hidden, manipulative form of anger, generally used to avoid direct communication. The passive-aggressive person tries to leverage their behaviour using tactics like inaction, avoidance, withdrawal, or silence, to manipulate the other person.

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How To Deal With Passive-Aggressive People

  • Hold the person accountable for their actions, with utmost kindness.
  • Stand your ground and not let the other person get under your skin and win by default. Their nonsense, manipulative behaviour cannot be ignored or justified.
  • Confront their behaviour and actions head on, ...

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Kinds Of Passive-Aggressive Behaviour

  1. Sarcasm: When instead of directly talking about the problem, the person comments sarcastically.
  2. Backhanded Compliment: A subtle form of passive-aggressive behaviour, where the individual gives a backhanded compliment, which is an insult in disguise...

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