Tim Murphy and Loriann Oberlin explain what passive-aggression is; show how to spot the controlling, depressed, and self-absorbed behaviors that identify it; and share assertive communication strategies to overcome it, with:
- The latest research on emotional mismanagement, mood disorders, and chronic negativity
- Entirely new chapters about children and teens, divorce, and how to seek professional help
- Advice on how to avoid the pitfalls of social media, texting, and online communication
- Insights for educators, managers, legal professionals, and others
- A new appendix for clinicians, physicians, and healthcare providers
Whether you need practical ways to manage your own anger or strategies to cope with this behavior in others, Overcoming Passive-Aggression offers powerful tools for enriched relationships and personal growth.