“I’m not mad!” she shouts as she throws her backpack and slams the door while leaving you shaking your head. Passive aggressive behavior… when words and non-verbal communication don’t match. Sadly, we’re all probably fairly competent when it comes to this sort of communication. How does passive-aggressive behavior interfere with the weight loss process? To begin with, there’s a lot of emotional eating associated with saying things we don’t really mean and then acting them out in a way that displays how we really feel. We also damage relationships with passive-aggressive behavior and risk destroying receiving much-needed support in our health journey. Listen in and learn more!
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The worst passive-aggressive phrases, according to Americans
17 EXAMPLES OF PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR
4 Strategies for Dealing with Passive-Aggressive People
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