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Feeling Defensive?

You can have a healthy set of defense mechanisms that protect you from anxieties, low esteem, general despair, and other issues. But there is a point of no return as well.
Quick and Dirty Tips

How to Stop Getting Defensive

By Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

Learn graceful ways to cope with feeling defensive.
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Neutralize Your Partner’s Defenses

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.

Can you emotionally identify with another’s viewpoint when it’s not your own?
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Don't Sabotage Your Relationship

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

Defense mechanisms might contribute to the undoing of your closest relationship.
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Managing Your Internal Weather

By Noam Shpancer Ph.D.

The concept of psychological defenses.

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