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“Every time you react to the attacks, you are fueling the High-Conflict Person’s fire to continue with even more attacks.” Continue reading

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I like BIFF- great concept. What if you’re talking with someone who has already pre-decided that whatever response you give, it will be received as an attack? For example, brevity = passive-aggression and detailed/normal = active-aggression.  How do you crack … Continue reading

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A BIFF Response is a great thing use but it’s not a cure for narcissism or teenage angst. Putting this into practice effectively requires not only learning the four steps, but having a good working knowledge of the reasons why it works. Continue reading

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“Here is a question I would like to see addressed. My ex is a sociopath (at best). I will write him over Talking Parents asking a very simple question that should take a 5 second response. For example, yesterday, I asked him, “Did [our son] have a nap today?” He read it at 5 PM yesterday and responded at 11 AM this morning. ” Continue reading

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