are things you absolutely must say during a time of conflict with your partner and there are things that you totally should not. But what if your partner’s
conflict style is to say … nothing at all? Whether the reason you are
fighting is as commonplace as a missed date or as serious as cheating, silent
treatment is a major obstacle to overcoming a relational struggle.
people are silent when they are too angry and do not want to communicate until they have had time to recollect, deal with their emotions, and then discuss from a place of love. They also use silent processing as a passive, aggressive way of manipulating someone to accept conditions.
the silent treatment from a partner or friend is not fun; Concepcion explains
that it is a form of manipulation or emotional coercion.
this study we will learn why people give us the silent treatment and what we
can do to handle it!