Posts tagged why people give the silent treatment

No Gender Has the Lock on Emotional Issues

I get a lot of comments on this blog, mainly in response to my posts about the silent treatment and ultimatums in relationships. It seems that some people believe that one gender tends to be more prone toward emotionally dysfunctional behavior.  For example, many readers believe that the silent treatment is a guy thing.  I […]


The Silent Treatment is About Control (Formerly Titled “Why Do People Give the Silent Treatment?”)

 *3/26/2014* This post was originally titled “Why Do People Give the Silent Treatment?”  The previous title was not accurate in describing the contents of this post, since this post is really about only one aspect of the silent treatment: control.  This post is directed toward the person on the receiving end of the silent treatment […]