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Angry people. How to respond.

“You’re a real Bitch, you know that?”
“Thank you”

The Power of Positivity offers the following:

When you’re dealing with mean people, it is important to stay positive. Whether it’s a stranger, a co-worker, spouse, or any other person in your life, knowing what to say is important. You don’t want to be rude in return, as it could only make the situation worse. Plus, it could irreparably damage a relationship that is important to you. It’s important that you don’t let people be mean to you, though, no matter who they are. By speaking up and coming back with a quick response, you’ll let them know that the behavior isn’t acceptable. If you have a person in your life who tends to be rude at certain times, remember these comebacks to use next time. These comebacks could stop their behavior on the spot, and they could help them be nicer in the future, too.

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When to dump him. Six RED FLAGS you made a mistake.

When do you know? How about when he farts in front of you? Or, asks you to dinner and you end up at a fast food joint? You convince him to take you to a fine-dining restaurant. You take time choosing the perfect outfit, and he arrives in jeans, unshaven and wearing a ball cap. Substance abuse and violence require an immediate exit. Katherine Heigl knows: Kathrine Heigl knows a loser when she meets him. All of this and you still have a relationship? Why? Here is Darla Murray with … Continue reading

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Psychopaths and sociopaths. Are you living with one?

Shahida Arabi’s explains the four ways toxic people such as malignant narcissists, psychopaths and those with antisocial traits engage in maladaptive behaviors in relationships to an excessive extent in an effort to escape accountability for their actions. Here are 6 more of the 20 diversionary tactics toxic people use to silence and degrade you. Do you see these traits in your relationship? Do you engage in any of these behaviors? 1. Deliberately misrepresenting your thoughts and feelings to the point of absurdity. 2. Nitpicking and moving the goal posts. 3. … Continue reading

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