4 Ways to Respond to Hostile Comments

BIFF: 4 Ways to Respond to Hostile Comments Get respect with responses that are brief, informative, friendly, and firm. Posted Sep 30, 2018 Hostile comments can show up anywhere, including in emails, letters, on Facebook, comments to internet articles, and in-person. Should you ignore them? React in the same hostile tone? Or is there a … Read more

How you respond to hostile communications may impact your relationships

HOW TO GIVE A BIFF RESPONSE www.HighConflictInstitute.com www.biffresponse.com All Rights Reserved: © 2007 by Bill Eddy Hostile email, texts and other electronic communications have become much more common over the past decade. Most of this is just “venting,” and has little real significance. However, when people are involved in a formal conflict (a divorce, a … Read more

The Real Effect of Narcissistic Parenting on Children

Original Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com/ie/blog/the-legacy-distorted-love/201802/the-real-effect-narcissistic-parenting-children#:~:text=The%20child%20is%20often%20shamed,re%2Dparent%20themselves%20in%20adulthood. Narcissists raise children who suffer from crippling self-doubt. Why does it matter if a parent is a narcissist? How does that hurt a child? You may be asking these questions if you are a person co-parenting with a narcissistic ex; someone raised by a narcissistic parent; one who is in a relationship with a narcissist; or maybe … Read more

Narcissists Never Talk About What They Did To Hurt You, Only How You Reacted

Narcissists Never Talk About What They Did To Hurt You, Only How You Reacted Narcissists are some of the worst people to have a conflict with because instead of working through the issues you’re both facing with one another, the narcissist closes off drastically. Instead of owning up to what they did to upset you, … Read more

Why Couples Therapy Doesn’t Work For People In Abusive Relationships With Narcissists

Why Couples Therapy Doesn’t Work For People In Abusive Relationships With Narcissists By Shahida Arabi, Bestselling Author As an author who has corresponded with thousands of survivors of narcissistic partners, I have heard horror stories of those who attended couples therapy with their abusive and narcissistic partners. The National Domestic Violence Hotline does not recommend … Read more

7 Ways to Extinguish Gaslighting

7 Ways to Extinguish Gaslighting By Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D The term “gaslighting” has been coined from a 1944 movie in which a husband who is trying to steal his wife’s inheritance convinces her that she is imagining things when she starts to notice odd and furtive behavior on his part. Their gas lights flicker whenever … Read more

Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean.

[Original article can be found here: https://www.unk.com/blog/3-ways-to-help-your-clients-control-their-emotions/] Plant the seed of self-mastery in your client’s mind and watch them grow Let me share with you a therapy tale I told to an angry, bitter, guilty client: Once there lived an old man who kept all different kinds of animals. But his grandson was particularly intrigued … Read more