[Read: How the power of words can make or break your relationship] Sometimes, do you find it easier to just walk away from an argument, slam the door on your partner’s face and give them the silent treatment?
Of course, it is an easier alternative than having to endure all the yelling and the blinding rage you have to experience when you’re face to face with your lover slash enemy-for-the-moment.
It Dispenses with Responsibility Silent treatment totally circumvents emotionally messy things like having to admit responsibility, the need to apologize, and any possibility of having to compromise.
It puts the attention equally on both the narcissist and his extension, which, in this, case is you.
Do you need to talk about this with others who’ve dealt with the silent treatment and survived?
When you’re upset with your partner, it’s never easy to choose the right words to express yourself.
Instead of explaining yourself, your mind would instinctively choose all the wrong words.
It’s like watching a puppet master put on a show and each person in the room is one of the puppets.But you do know that the silent treatment is never the answer to the problem, don’t you?[Read: 7 secret signs of a relationship that’s about to go bad] What is the silent treatment?It gets more effective over time as you learn exactly how uncomfortable it makes you feel.There comes a point where you will do anything, and I do mean anything to make sure that you aren’t subjected to the looks or that cool, intense, silence that withers your soul.Get advice on healing from his behavior and finding yourself again. The Silent Treatment Is Effective The silent treatment is most effective on empathetic, sensitive people who feel the undercurrents and read facial expressions, tones of voice, and body language.