We’ve all been there. You’re trying to express your feelings and then your partner gets angry and defensive and says, “What about my feelings?!” Or maybe you’re trying to assert yourself with a usually bossy friend by saying you’d actually rather see a different movie tonight and she replies, “It always has to be your way!” WTF?! You end up feeling resentful, misunderstood and, worst of all, hopeless that things will ever change. Today, I’m going to break down what’s really happening when the conversation turns negative and the five things you can think and do so you can walk away from the conversation feeling calm and empowered.
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