What Passive-Aggressive Behavior is Really About and How to Shut it Down For Good

Yes, YOU are partly to blame.

When It’s Them: The Toxic People That Ruin Relationships

“When people show you over and over that they aren’t capable of loving you the way you want to be loved, believe them.”

12 Signs of Passive-Aggressive Behavior—That Passive-Aggressives Don’t See

Could you be passive-aggressive and not know it? Rhoberta Shaler has a test to help you find out.

On Being Allergic To Bulls*it

In the last year or two, I’ve learned to rely on my intuition. If someone or something gives me weird vibes, consider me gone girl.

How Assertive Communication Can Save Your Relationship

Counselor Carl explains the four communication styles and shows how assertiveness is the key to avoiding dysfunctional dynamics. Which one are you?

How to Deal With Passive-Aggressive People

You can’t change their behavior, but you can change how they behave around you.

Withholding Sex: Covert Warfare in the Bedroom

A partner’s feelings of insecurity can lead to passive-aggressive behavior in the bedroom. Max Belkin offers a solution.

4 Ways to Be More Assertive

Assertive people get what they want without bullying, nagging, or manipulating. Here’s how you do it.

When She Uses Your Feelings as a Weapon

“Let her know how I feel? Are you crazy? The last time I did that, she threw it in my face the very next time we had an argument. I felt like a fool for letting my guard down with her.”

He Points Out Other Women. What Do I Say?

Jenny Glick offers some unexpected advice. She think this is less about what he is doing and more about how she can respond.

A Close Look at the Passive-Aggressive Personality

Licensed professional counselor Lucille Zimmerman discusses the signs of passive-aggressive behavior and strategies to deal with it.

How To Disarm the Silent Treatment

The silent treatment has been an age-old coping mechanism in relationships for as long as I can remember.

My Ex-Girlfriend is a $%&*# – Moving From Blame to Gratitude

Bob Schwenkler on not allowing a break-up to break you apart.

Who Hacked Our Shower Registry?

Taylor and Gabrielle elope at age nineteen. Months later, someone sends them a message by putting baby products on a Target marriage shower registry.

“A kind of rape society doesn’t talk about is the type where ‘consent’ is given through coercion or wearing-down.”

This is a comment by Davey on the post “Nice Guys Commit Rape Too”.