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Do you find yourself asking yourself these questions after being with somebody you care about? “Are you even listening to me?” “What a lot of drama. Is everything always such a big deal?” “You’re judging me? I thought we were closer than that.” “How rude can you get?” “Is everybody else wrong? Are you the only person who is right?”

Big Blend Radio: Sarah H. Elliston discusses relationships and difficult people.

If so, it’s possible that you are in relationship with a difficult person. Whether it is a spouse, work colleague, family member or old friend, this person is causing difficulty for you. It’s hard to enjoy the relationship. If you have shared some intimacy, been vulnerable with them, shared a secret, it is doubly hard. Trust is threatened. You question the relationship.

I thought I was passionate; others found me argumentative. I thought I was presenting alternatives; my colleagues thought I was trying to show up their ideas. I thought I was being logical and detailed; my family found me a controlling, bossy b****.

It might interest you to know that most difficult people are unaware of the behavior others find difficult.

The challenge is that difficult people don’t always know they are difficult and they keep doing what they are doing; it’s a habit. Because of this, and the negative habits, we don’t usually want to talk to them about it.

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Blend Radio and TV Magazine - Fall 2018  

Fall Travel Guides, Global Recipes, Family History, Art and Photorgaphy, Songs and Stories, Books and Movies, Birds and Wildlife, Fall Garde...

Blend Radio and TV Magazine - Fall 2018  

Fall Travel Guides, Global Recipes, Family History, Art and Photorgaphy, Songs and Stories, Books and Movies, Birds and Wildlife, Fall Garde...