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Is your partner getting defensive? Relationship Coach shares tips to deal

Published on Jun 16, 2024 06:56 PM IST
  • From taking pause in triggering conversations to analysing the meaning attached to their reactions, here are a few ways deal with a defensive partner.
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When we roll our eyes too much at our spouse, it is a sign of contempt. It is an extremely toxic sign in a relationship. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2024 06:56 PM IST

When we roll our eyes too much at our spouse, it is a sign of contempt. It is an extremely toxic sign in a relationship. (Unsplash)

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We should understand that their reaction is a reflection of their interpretation of the reality. We should remember that people who care about us, can have their own triggers and insecurities. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2024 06:56 PM IST

We should understand that their reaction is a reflection of their interpretation of the reality. We should remember that people who care about us, can have their own triggers and insecurities. (Unsplash)

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Instead of letting their reaction affecting us, we should try to analyse the inner meaning attached to their interpretation. This will give us more clarity about the relationship. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2024 06:56 PM IST

Instead of letting their reaction affecting us, we should try to analyse the inner meaning attached to their interpretation. This will give us more clarity about the relationship. (Unsplash)

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When we feel that the conversation is making us feel triggered, we should pause and allow ourselves to calm down, and then resume the conversation. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2024 06:56 PM IST

When we feel that the conversation is making us feel triggered, we should pause and allow ourselves to calm down, and then resume the conversation. (Pexels)

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We should try to understand that we are letting their reactions mean to us. This will help us to become more self-aware. (Freepik ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2024 06:56 PM IST

We should try to understand that we are letting their reactions mean to us. This will help us to become more self-aware. (Freepik )

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