Who among us can honestly say they’ve never behaved in a passive-aggressive way?
When I’m not being assertive, passive-aggression is my go-to. I figure it’s better than outright aggression, and I don’t seem to be wired for passivity, so sometimes it feels like the best option.
There are hundreds — maybe thousands — of subtle ways to avoid being assertive.
This week’s article, in which I happen to be quoted, is a survey of just a few of the twisted moves we make to get around saying what we mean. Read More